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What stretches can I do as a warm-up to reduce my chance of being injured?

A few stretches that most people can use are calf complex, hip flexor complex, lats, and pecs. Due to the lifestyle many of us live, we will be tight in these specific areas. It is always best to be evaluated by a fitness professional to determine your specific needs.

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