The Five-Minute Stretch

Claps, Frank
August 2002
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Aug2002, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p126
Focuses on the significance of stretching during bodybuilding workouts. Importance of flexibility; Way to perform upper-body stretching; Details of a lower-body stretching routine.


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