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Mika Esperanza gives valuable advice to fledgling athletes

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Dear young players: If Mika Esperanza could bring back her younger playing years, she would never abuse her body.

Because when you are at the point in your life where athletics are becoming a very prominent aspect of your life, you’ll realize (and probably regret) some simple things you could have done – like stretching and cooling down.

In a Twitter post, the Cocolife Asset Managers setter made a realization that stretching is very important for flexibility and injury prevention, while cooling down helps prevent muscle soreness.