Fitness Experts Agree Stretching Before Exercising Could be Harmful

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Stretching before exercising could be harmful

Want a better work-out? Then don’t stretch beforehand, some experts say. Many people take it for granted that they should start their exercise routines with some stretching on the spot, perhaps hoping it will loosen them up for their work-out. Most fitness experts now agree this kind of static stretching before exercise is not just counter-productive, but potentially harmful.

 

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Overcoming Insomnia: 20 Natural Tips to Stop Tossing & Turning

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Life Feels A Little Strange Without Sleep

Sweet dreams – got ‘em? Many of us don’t. For some, bedtime is a nightly battle of tossing, turning and exhausted frustration; believe me, I’ve been there myself. As with any of life’s imbalances, there’s usually an underlying reason for insomnia and although stress and tension are usually the root cause, there are natural solutions to help you get the rest you deserve. Try some of these ideas and see which ones work for you…

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Stretching Before Exercising Actually Weakens Muscles

Stretching Before Exercising Actually Weakens Muscles

This whole ritual may have been a big lie

Back in grade school you were probably taught the importance of warm-up exercises, and it’s likely you’ve continued with pretty much the same routine ever since. Science, however, has moved on. Researchers now believe that some of the more entrenched elements of many athletes’ warm-up regimens are not only a waste of time but are actually bad for you.

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