- Stretching can be an important part of lifelong health
- Long, deep stretches before a workout aren't the best
Dana Santas is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, experienced registered yoga teacher and mind-body coach known as the Mobility Maker. She's the yoga coach for the Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Lightning and others in Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association and the Professional Golfers' Association.
(CNN)Even if you don't proactively do a stretching program, there's a good chance that you instinctively do some sort of stretch every morning.