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What stretches are.Good like a program for someone who drives for a living?and.can.stretching improve your energy level and libido? Is it the most important thing and when a nd how often should it be done?

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Hi Blake,

Thanks for your inquiry. It's a pleasure to help and I hope the following is beneficial. The best way to answer your questions is to point you to a few articles that cover the topics you're interested in.

1. What stretches are.Good like a program for someone who drives for a living?
Here's a few stretches for sitting at a desk or behind a steering wheel... http://stretchcoach.com/articles/desk-streches/

2. Can.stretching improve your energy level and libido?
Yes, especially when combined with other forms of exercise and good nutrition.

3. Is it the most important thing and when a nd how often should it be done?
It's one of a number of important things for your health and fitness. And take a look at this article for information about how often, etc... http://stretchcoach.com/articles/how-to-stretch/


I hope the above has been helpful. For more information on stretching, flexibility and sports injury management, visit StretchCoach.com.


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I'm more than happy to answer any questions relating to stretching, flexibility and sports injury management. Including how to use stretching to improve your athletic performance, prevent sports injury and aid in the recovery of sports injury.

Experience

I'm an internationally recognized stretching and sports injury consultant with more than 20 years of practical experience in the health and fitness industry. I'm also the founder of the Stretching Institute and StretchCoach.com.

Organizations
Sports Medicine Australia

Publications
I've written 5 books on stretching, flexibility and sports injury, including... The Stretching Handbook (ISBN: 978-0958109338), The Anatomy of Stretching (ISBN: 978-1556435966) and The Anatomy of Sports Injuries (ISBN: 978-1556436666). Plus, I've had numerous articles published at About.com, Athletes.com and BodyBuilding.com.

Education/Credentials
I'm a health science graduate of the University of New England, with post graduate accreditation's in athletics, swimming and triathlon coaching. I've worked with elite level and world champion athletes and I've lectured for Sports Medicine Australia on sports injury prevention and treatment.

Past/Present Clients
I've worked as assistant coach to Miles Stewart (World Champion Triathlete) and Mick Doohan (World 500cc Motorcycle Champion). Plus I've worked with countless other athletes from sports as diverse as roller-skating, squash, and cycling.

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