Workout of the Week: Post Run Relief

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Ever wonder what to do after your run? Above are a few pictures of stretches you can do to release any running tension from your body. BUT FIRST, take a 2-3 minute walk or another lap around the track to bring your body and heart rate back to normal. After you complete your walk, think about stretching your legs. Since they did A LOT of the work, you want to make sure to give them some attention. After that open up into your spinal, core, chest, and arms.

Exercises:

1. Quad Stretch

Bring your foot back behind your body and grab onto it with your hand. Try to pull your knees together and push your hips forward.

2. Hamstring Stretch

Bend one knee and straighten the other leg. Bend over slightly and with a straight back. Place both of your hands on your bent knee or one on your bent…

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