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Warm Up, Cool Down and Be Flexible (Copyright © American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) — An effective fitness program is more than aerobic training and strength building. To really reap the benefits of exercise, you need to add flexibility training to the mix. This publication explains how you can work flexibility training into your workout.

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