Is it best to stretch before exercise?

You may think stretching is the best way to start a workout, but a new study shows that is not necessarily the case.

Researchers found people who stretch before lifting weights can feel weaker or wobblier while lifting.

Experts think muscles can actually lose flexibility when they are over-worked.

Trainers suggest you warm up with light movement instead, and save the stretching for after your workout or later in the day. 

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