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Stretching After Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stretching After Running.

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The Healthy Vacation Guide

Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

Daily Stretching Routine

Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Calf pain from running
Updated 9/23/2014 3:10:03 PM

Just wanted to ask re: advice for calf pain after running. It's not terrible and I don't think I have an injury after researching it a bit but it's very sore after running but does get better in a couple of hours and at most a day. I think I have to...  Read more

Ran 10k in 1:01:41 today shaved 3 mins off my best
Updated 9/22/2014 2:46:00 PM

Ran 10k in 1:01:41 today shaved 3 mins off my best time...  Read more

Affirmation for the day: the stretch marks I was g
Updated 9/20/2014 2:13:12 PM

Affirmation for the day: the stretch marks I was gaining on my inner legs are dissapearing. The color anyway! Good to see!...  Read more

New. Again. I joined a soccer team. I just ran a l
Updated 9/19/2014 6:33:54 PM

New. Again. I joined a soccer team. I just ran a little bit in the yard. 60 seconds now can change my life. Drank water....  Read more

My son and I ran 4.54 miles this morning! Woo hoo
Updated 9/19/2014 1:30:34 PM

My son and I ran 4.54 miles this morning! Woo hoo, I love my little running partner...  Read more

Morning exercise

Try 30 mins of GENTLE exercise before breakfast. It helps to build an appetite if you don't like eating in the morning and leaves you feeling energised all day....  Read more

Stretches

Today when I came in from my run, I realised that I had to do the washing, but I didn't have alot of time, so I did my stretches at the sink...  Read more

Road Runners

This is for anyone currently running road races or wanting to as one of your goals....  Read more

Your 5-Minute Full Body Stretch Routine

I was not blessed with natural flexibility.  Unless I stretch on a regular basis, I have no hope of reaching down and touching my toes.  My tendency to skip stretching after runs (I know, shame on me) has come back to bite me in the past.&n...  Read more

6 Tips for a Healthier Family Road Trip

Planning a family road trip? Keep your family fit and healthy along the way. When you’re traveling by car, you spend a lot of time planning your course. We all want to make good time, but it’s also important to schedule several breaks int...  Read more