how to stretch before running

Should you stretch before or stretch after running?

It’s easy to be confused about stretching because the advice out there keeps changing. However, it seems to have settles that static stretching isn’t beneficial before running – but might be afterwards.

how to stretch before running?

Good question. But warming up should be your aim rather than stretching. Research has found that stretching before a run won’t reduce your risk of getting injured.  Brisk walking and building up to slow running is a good approach.

what is dynamic stretching?

A dynamic stretch is where the muscle is moving and it takes the joint through the full range of movement. These include swinging your arms, lunges or knee lifts. Dynamic stretches do prepare your muscles and joints for running.