Stretching is not a waste of time! When strengthening and toning your muscles, it’s just as important to complement your weights session with a series of stretches to maximise your results and help prevent injuries.
How often have you had a bite from an energy bar, taken a sip from an energy drink, or eaten a meal an hour or less before a race or long training session? Big mistake! Eating this soon before prolonged exercise is actually counterproductive and will hurt your performance.