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If you go out for a run, do these stretches before you go home to avoid stiffness

If you go out for a run, do these stretches before you go home to avoid stiffness

Many people were looking forward to put on your running shoes and go running. For the runners The month of April has become very long, eternal. And for most there is no treadmill indoor that can compensate the feeling of an outdoor race. The key is "pick up the pace little by little and take care of the muscles before and after exercise ”, they say in Colnatur, from Laboratorios Ordesa. Also, if in these weeks we have gained or lost weight, "must adapt training to avoid injury"

As important as training are stretching. It is essential to do them "before and after". Before, the muscles relax and "increases our flexibility" they say in the Carmen Vaca Velasco physiotherapy clinic. "The more flexible our muscle, the more we will avoid any type of injury. " Complete with joint mobility exercises: rotate both ankles resting on the ground the tips of the feet. Then bring your knees together and draw circles around the axis of the body on Both Sides. Go on with the waist (swinging torso in a circle in both directions), shoulders and neck. To heat the calves, stretch the leg back with the whole foot supported and tilt the trunk forward. Hold for a few seconds.