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Is static stretching bad? Is foam rolling a waste of time? What’s better to put on an injury—ice or heat?  Let’s chat about a few of the recent questions I received. Fact or fiction: Static stretching is badand it can hurt performance Fact: There is some research indicating that static stretching can be harmful and hinder performance to a degree. But static stretching still has its place. When I worked in the NBA with the Charlotte Hornets, we would do a few minutes of light static stretching with bands before our dynamic movements. Fact: There’s a right way and a...

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