Month: October 2020

Why Stretching Isn’t Working For You

The evidence is very shaky on whether stretching works as we originally thought. It is relatively clear that while it can help alleviate pain & improve flexibility in the short-term, long-term effects are inconsistent. Static stretching also does not appear to meaningfully improve posture and it also hampers performance when taken too far. Dynamic stretching can have a place in a dynamic warm-up.

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