Which Stretches to Do When

Stretching properly is one of the best things you can do to avoid soreness and help your muscles perform. But static stretching—the kind where you stay in place and hold the pose—is best done after your workout. For pre-workout stretching, opt for dynamic poses, which involve movement. Warm up by slowly going through the motions you’ll be doing during your workout.

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