Going to the gym and working out can leave one's body feeling worn out and full of aches and pains. But thankfully, you can help lessen the crippling effects of trying to look good with a few simple stretches. And lucky for you, we've got 5 tips on just how to achieve Gumby-like flexibility.

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    Get warmed up with a series of toe touches.

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    Bend as far back as you can while cupping your buns lovingly.

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    Using machines to stretch is totally optional. Do what works best for you!

  • 4

    When picking out a color, yellow exercise outfits can help enhance concentration.

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    Stretching with friends is a great social activity too!