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The New Bottom Line on Stretching and Exercise

Despite decades of conflicting advice, stretching can be beneficial — if done correctly

GGenerations of athletes, from youth leagues to professional sports, were taught to stretch before practice and games to improve performance and prevent injury. The routine typically went something like this: Stand on one leg, hold your heel…

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Robert Roy Britt

Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”