Running tips: Pre-run stretches

Never underestimate the power of stretching. In particular, dynamic stretching – which uses controlled movement to improve range of motion – helps to loosen up the muscles and increases one's heart rate and blood flow throughout the body.

Here are some running-specific dynamic stretches to prepare your body for running:

• Leg Swings

• Hip Openers

• Walking Soldiers

• Walking Warrior Lunges

• High Knee Skips

• Butt Kicks

• High Knees

Information provided by Momentum Bootcamps