Stretching: The Truth

Stretching before a workout?


Via Fight Geek : the New York Times takes an interesting look at stretching, particularly the negative effect of doing it before a workout. A good read.

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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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