The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running | Livestrong.com
The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running | Nothing can derail your fitness goals like an injury. Running with muscles that are cold and not properly stretched can result in a muscle strain that keeps you off your feet -- and off the road or trail -- for days, weeks or even months. Beginning each running workout with a 5- to 10-minute jog followed by stretching helps warm up your muscles sufficiently so they’re primed for your run, whether it’s a couple of miles or a marathon.
Stretching After Running
We all know that running makes us strong. Not only can it build and tone our muscles, but it can also slim down a waistline. As much as I love the mental release I get while running, there is a second part of it I wish I consistently kept up with after every single run: stretching. When... Read More »
Stretches I Do After Long Runs - Tara Rochford Nutrition
Happy Wednesday! How is the week treating you? Hopefully not too bad! As many of you know, I am training for my first FULL marathon. Last week, I ran my final and longest long run of the training program at 20 miles. I still can’t believe I did it! While a balance of cross training, rest and proper nutrition really helped me get through that run, STRETCHING is