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6 Stretches for a Lean, Limber Body

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The Best Time to Stretch

Question: "What's the best time to stretch -- before or after a workout?"

Answer: "Some studies have shown that stretching right before exercise can actually hamper performance," says Mike Bracko, EdD, director of the Institute for Hockey Research in Calgary, Alberta, and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

One Theory: When you stretch, protein filaments in the muscles expand, then stay elongated for a short time, making the muscle weaker for about 10 to 15 minutes. Better? Warm up to increase blood flow, then stretch post-workout, when your muscles are more flexible.

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Betty.Lew1 wrote:

Finally, the whole workout can be printed at once. Thanks!

9/30/2013 08:19:36 AM Report Abuse
ireneport wrote:

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9/28/2013 06:11:34 PM Report Abuse
piecharkas wrote:

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9/28/2013 08:52:32 AM Report Abuse
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