Limber Up for the Long Haul
The digital age has turned us into creatures of "sitting" instead of the active beings we were intended to be. Combine that with the stress of hurried lifestyles, bad habits and overuse of muscles, and we begin to associate pain and imbalances in the body as part of aging or daily living. Treating our bodies like machines racing against time can only lead to breakdown, frustration and costly downtime. If you're fortunate enough to get away from it all and get out on the trail, you've taken one giant leap into the whole body approach to health and wellness - stress reduction. Time in the saddle can create a multitude of discomforts though, some of which are listed below. If you've done nothing to prepare yourself before and after riding, some conditions can be amplified resulting in an uncomfortable ride. Pain in the lower back can be unbearable and distracts…
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