The key is to create a slow stretch as the muscle and tendon lengthen, then off-load the tissues completely to return to the start position. Doing this, you will spare the muscle the work of lifting the body weight, while creating a stretch and just enough load to trigger the body’s tissue remodeling and healing mechanisms.
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Running Cool Down
Categories: Fleet Feet Training Groups, Running Resources
Tightening up after a run is normal. This dynamic cool down routine will help you leave that muscle tension at the end of your run instead of carrying it with you into the rest of your day. Use this as a base routine. It is designed to be quick, easy & comprehensive. Extend, repeat […]