Try these dynamic stretches which are significant before a run to avoid going out with cold muscles, which can lead to injury, tears, and strains. Dynamic stretches are movement based which “loosen” up the joints and muscles before exercise sessions. Check out our static stretch for runners here.
Not a runner? This stretch is also great for anyone interested in warming up for any other type of workout or training. These exercises are dynamic stretches that are recommended before a workout when the muscles need to be warmed up. Preventing injury before a workout begins is great with these stretches. Stretching should be done everyday. Sworkit Premium allows you to have unlimited custom workouts and our Runners Series doesn’t stop here. Check out our additional library of Runners Workouts including Runners Strength Training, Speed Tabata for Runners, Fat Blaster for Runners, Dynamic Pre-run Stretch, and the Long Distance Recovery Stretch. For the full list and all of our running tips read our Runners Guide to Exercise.