Posts tagged Stretch
4 Stretches for Runners

In my last post, 8 Stabilizing Exercises for Runners, we discussed how important it is for runners to cross train and strengthen key muscles utilized for running! Another form of cross training that is extremely beneficial for runners is stretching! Not only do you want your muscles to be strong enough to handle the stress of longer runs, but you also want to make sure your muscles are pliable, so you can protect your muscles and tendons, and perform optimally on race day. 

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7 Stretches That Help Alleviate Joint Pain

Stretching is one of the most overlooked and underestimated aspects of fitness programs. Some of the most common ailments I see in clients is a direct result of tightness in certain muscle groups, specifically the knees and lower back. Tight lower extremities are one of the biggest causes of lower back pain, sciatica, and runner's knee. I've spent so much time helping clients slowly stretch out and regain a healthy range of motion that I thought it would be a good idea to share some of my favorite lower body stretches with you! 

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