7 EXERCISES TO DO BEFORE A RUN TO HELP YOUR BODY STAY INJURY FREE.
It’s easy to overlook the importance of a good warm-up before a run, but if you skip your pre-run routine, you risk poor performance and injury.
Have you ever been injured, grudgingly sitting on the side line watching a race you trained months for pass you by?
Unfortunately, many runners do exactly that… starting their runs without warming up and end up injuring themselves and missing their goals.
A proper warmup should increase your heart rate, blood flow, muscle temperature as well increase the extensibility, flexibility and mobility of joints and muscles, therefore preparing your body for a more vigorous activity, allowing it to work more efficiently, and reduces the risk of injury.
The video below covers a quick and easy warm-up routine you can use to prepare your body for a run as well as improve the extensibility and flexibility of the muscles around your lower back, hips and legs while increasing the mobility of your joints.
Try this runners warm up drill and let us know how it feels.
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