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October 2013

Warming Up: to stretch or not to stretch?

Everyone knows that it’s a good idea to warm up before starting to exercise… but what is less clear is exactly what your warm-up should consist of. Jogging on the spot, jumping jacks, static or ballistic stretching… the list goes on. Static stretching (stretch and hold) has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury. However, recent reviews of the literature …Read More