It is important to take the time to incorporate stretching into your running routine. Stretching increases your range of motion and decreases your risk of injuring yourself while running. Stretching after running can dramatically decrease your post-run soreness and stiffness. Stretching in your daily life is also a great way to reduce stress and tension. Browse below for Run The Planet's information on stretching, why stretching is useful, and what kinds of stretching to do.
by Brad Appleton