Stretches for Runners

STRETCHES FOR RUNNERS Before a run, always warm up : 10 min jog or a speed walk. Ease into each stretch; don’t bounce or force it It is far better to stretch after a run than before. Let’s look at some stretches for runners to prevent injuries. 1.  HAMSTRING STRETCH WITH STRAP Make sure knee…

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6 Steps To Getting Back To Exercise After An Injury

Someone called my Los Altos clinic the other day and asked this: “How long does it take to get back to exercise after an injury?… …I hurt my ankle a month ago, and want to know how long it’ll take me to get back to running. It’s frustrating not knowing if it’s safe to get…

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Tips For Runners: 3 Key Areas To Focus On To Help You Cross The Finish Line

Have you taken up a new fitness routine after Christmas? Or are you sticking to your New Years Resolution?  This past month alone, I’ve seen many clients who have mentioned signing up for local 5K and 10K runs and starting to schedule training for these races over the next few months (the majority actually being…

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Running: Quick Tips To Help Keep You Active…(Even When You Lack The Motivation!)

Here’s something for those who want to maintain keeping active this year, especially with running… Since we’re half way through January, let me talk to you about something I’ve heard a lot of people mention in the clinic – especially since starting off the year with being more active! One of the things that most…

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