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What Do You Know About Stretching?

Ahh stretching. It feels so good to stretch your muscles. Since we don't spend nearly as much time as we should on this, it's important to make the little time we do spend count. Do you know the dos and don'ts of stretching? Take this quiz and find out.

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What Do You Know About Stretching?

If you're going for a run, when should you stretch?

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misscoopa misscoopa 9 years
3/4 I stretch before and after. Oh well.
Lindira Lindira 9 years
3/4... So, should you never stretch before exercises or without warming up first? I often start my workouts with stretches first (but I'm pretty new to this exercising thing :P).
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 9 years
4/4, but I am really over stretching. Why do we keep pretending it's so important when there has been no scientific studies that have proven it is? In fact, many studies show that except for sport like gymnastics, where flexibility is crucial, stretching in no way helps performance, and even hurts it for distance runners. I just don't get the whole, "stretching is good!" bandwagon, when we don't know that!
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
3/4! Good enough. Man, I want to work out now.
AMP AMP 9 years
3/4, I guess I don't do enough yoga.
longhorn_sugar longhorn_sugar 9 years
2/4, blast! i still stretch before i run otherwise my calves hurt like none other
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
3/4--guess I need to hold my stretches longer. Thanks, Fit.
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
3/4 oh well! I really though I read somewhere to hold stretches a min of 10 sec. Oh well, I usually do 30!
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 9 years
100%! must be because i spend PLENTY of time stretching!
syako syako 9 years
100% woop woop
hkdkat hkdkat 9 years
Sweet! 3/4 and I only missed the last one since I don't do yoga! And I learned everything from this site!!
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