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Stretching good for the heart 

Paul Ingraham ARCHIVEDMicroblog posts are archived and rarely updated. In contrast, most long-form articles on PainScience.com are updated regularly over the years.

A strange idea? Or maybe it’s just obvious that lots of somatic sensation is regulatory. A study finds “stretching routines may contribute to a favorable autonomic activity change … ” Study:

“Acute effects of stretching exercise on the heart rate variability in subjects with low flexibility levels”
Farinatti et al. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. Volume 25, Number 6, 1579–85. Jun 2011.

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