Friday, April 3, 2015

DON'T SKIP THE STRETCHING

After a hard run or workout its easy to throw in the towel and head to the shower. But if you continue to skip an extremely important part of training, injuries can occur. Being a runner, here are some of my favorite stretches to do after a run to keep my muscles long and open up my hips
ROPE STRETCHES
Hold each for 30-60 seconds. Helps open up the hips and stretch the hamstrings, hips and lower back region. And Quads

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HOLD 30-60 seconds each
(Lengthens hip flexors, stretches hips and warms up low back)
All important issues with Repetitive Endurance Sports
Group 1: Hip Flexors




Group 2: Lower Back, Calves and Hamstrings.
Do all 3 in a row holding each about 5 seconds and repeat 10 times, Cat 5 seconds, Cow 5 seconds,  Downdog 5 seconds:

Group 3: Hip 

hold each 30 sec.