Thursday, February 24, 2011

About Running & Jogging: Should You Stretch Before Running?

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Runners love to debate when's the best time to stretch. Some runners swear that stretching before running helps them run better and prevent injuries, while others say it's better to stretch after running, when their muscles are warmed-up.

Study Finds Pre-Run Stretching Doesn't Prevent Injuries
Now, new research gives more ammunition to those in the "no stretching before running" camp. Pre-run stretching does nothing to decrease the likelihood of injuries, according to a new study.
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Head-to-Toe Running Stretches
It's important to stretch more than just your lower body. Here are some stretches to try.

Tips for Stretching Properly
You won't get any benefits from stretching if you're not doing it properly. Follow these tips to get the most out of stretching.

How to Prevent Running Injuries
Most common running injuries are due to overuse, overtraining, improper shoes, or a biomechanical flaw in body structure and motion. The good news is that many running injuries can be prevented. Follow these steps to keep yourself on the road.


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