Stretching after you run can help prevent running injuries. Dr. Dane Treat shares his top 7 stretches for runners to perform on a regular basis.
This video covers these runner specific muscle groups
- Hip Flexors
- Glutes and Piriformis
- Groin or Adductors
- Iliotibial Band
- Stretch after you run. Never stretch cold muscles.
- Hold stretch 15-30 seconds. Alternate legs between stretches.
- Don’t Bounce. Hold steady and slowly increase the stretch.
- Do 3-5 stretches on each leg. You should stretch almost every day of the week.