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The 7 Best Stretches for Runners

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The 7 Best Stretches for Runners

When performing the following stretches, recommended specifically for runners by Jason Karp, PhD, creator of the Run-Fit Specialist certification and author of five books, including 101 Winning Racing Strategies for Runners and Running a Marathon For Dummies be sure to move actively through the range of each movement, “contracting the muscle group opposing the one you’re stretching,” Karp said. He also suggested using a rope or yoga strap for light assistance at the end of the range of motion for each stretch in order to increase how far you can move your limb.

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