Does Stretching Before Exercise Actually Help?

Does Stretching Before Exercise Actually Help?


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Some sports, like figure skating or snowboarding, benefit from a good limbering up; those that use explosive muscle power, like the bobsleigh, are hindered. Either way, there’s some benefit to be had from a warm up — even if it doesn’t involve gruelling stretches. This ASAP Science video explains why that’s the case. [ASAP ScienceScience]