WELLNESS
01/19/2012 07:24 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

12 Myths About Stretching, Busted

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By Laura Schwecherl

Used to getting loose and limber before going on a run? It may be time to think twice about reaching for those toes. There's a good chance we're stretching out the wrong way or for the wrong reasons. It's time to debunk the biggest stretching myths, so we can bend, flex and stretch -- the right way.

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