Sunday, August 7, 2011

Stretching before and after running 1

Stretching increases flexibility and softens muscle.
{Achilles tendons and calves}

Hold one knee with both hands, extend the opposite leg to the rear. Change sides.
{Sides and shoulders}
Hold one elbow above the head. Raise that elbow with the other hand. Change sides.
{Joint movements}
Rotate knees, wrists, and ankles in large circles.