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Thoughts on static stretching…

Thoughts on static stretching...

In the 1970’s the running boom came and all over North America people got out ¬†and started a pursuit that has paid terrific health dividends for them over the ensuing years. Back then, popular thought had it that it was necessary to stretch all the major sporting muscle groups before your activity. Being more flexible would offer greater efficiency of motion and prevent injury. If you failed to stretch, injury was pretty much guaranteed, or so the thinking went. There was only one way to stretch and that was what … Read the rest of this post »

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