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Old 12-28-2009, 01:59 PM   #1
Steve Forman
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Default Stretching and prevention of injury

Recently it was suggested to me that I should stretch my muscles prior to workouts as a form of warming up and in order to prevent injury. I found this strange and awkward but I could not put into words. So in reading I found two articles. Steven Lowes and another. Here they are: I dont believe that stretching is a form of warming up, and that joint mobility is far more important. I am more convinced that static stretching prior workout can cause injury in certain types of movements. What else am I missing here??

http://saveyourself.ca/articles/stretching.php

http://www.eatmoveimprove.com/2009/0...ic-stretching/
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