Posts Tagged ‘stretching’

The Basics of Foam Rolling

The Basics of Foam Rolling

By Nicole Nelson, MS, LMT As an avid runner, you know that recovery is a key element to improving performance. Recovery strategies can range from taking a day off from training, getting a massage, taking a yoga class, nutritional supplementation or meditation. One recovery method that has seen a recent increase in popularity in the […]

7 Stretches to Prevent Running Injuries

7 Stretches to Prevent Running Injuries

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 Hamstrings Hip Flexors Glutes and Piriformis Quadriceps Groin or Adductors Iliotibial Band Calf Stretching Tips Stretch after you run. Never stretch cold […]

Strength Training and Stretching to Avoid Injuries

Strength Training and Stretching to Avoid Injuries

Let’s start with strength training: I have found that most runners know running. It’s what they love to do and they do it as often as possible. It’s addictive; it’s amazing…I love it, too. I have also found that in general, there are strength-training people: They are all about weight training but couldn’t care less […]