25 Diet And Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing
3. Myth: You Should Stretch Before A Workout To Prevent Injury
You may think it's best to stretch before exercising, but maybe you should think again. Static stretching can actually increase your chance of injury because you're tiring the muscles before they need to preform. Doing a light warmup before working out is never a bad idea though, but just be sure to keep the strenuous stretching to a minimum.