Why You Should Rethink Stretching

Featured Article,Fitness,News and Advice
November 29, 2012

How stretching (at least before a workout) can actually undermine your fitness goals.

woman stretching in the fall
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I was part of the jogging boom of the late ’70s, when most people thought running was the only ingredient needed to get into tip-top shape. Well, running plus stretching. Lots and lots of stretching before we dared set foot on the pavement. But these days things are not so clear-cut. Here’s what you should know and why you should rethink stretching. TAKE ME TO THE STORY!