3 Drills To Help You Improve Your Running (VIDEO)

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Running is one of those things that just about anyone can do. No equipment needed, no fancy location you have to go to – it is all on you. Because of this many people think that running is easy or the automatic go-to exercise for beginners. While yes everyone can run, I mean we all have been running to some extent from childhood, it isn’t the “easiest” of movements. Running causes more injuries then many other activities because it is so easy to do things wrong or ignore our bodies while running.

Proper Techniques for Running

There are a few different techniques for running but the one we will be focusing on is called Pose Running. Pose running not only helps prevent injury but is also extremely efficient. For those new to pose running we have a great video by TechniqueWOD that not only talks about Pose running, but gives three drills that can help improve your running efficiency.

The Best Stretches To Do After Running (VIDEO)

Running is a great and inexpensive form of exercise and almost everyone can do it because there is no equipment needed! But have you noticed that it seems quite a few people get injured from this seemingly easy exercise?

Why do I hurt so bad after a run?

One of the biggest problems with running is the fact that everyone can do it. Simply because it doesn’t require equipment does not necessarily mean it’s easy to do. If you plan on doing a big run (or even a small run) it’s important to be familiar with proper techniques that can keep us from hurting ourselves (i.e. not heel striking). While we could discuss running technique for days, today we are going to focus on what you can do after your run to help prevent injury. 

What to do after a run.

Yes you heard me right – what you do after you run is just as important as what you do before and during your run. So to help yourself improve your running, stay healthy, and be injury free – make sure to familiarize yourself with some stretches you can do once you finish up that run.

Here is a great video by Runtastic Fitness to get you started on those post-run stretches