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679 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Apr 24, 2007 1:47 AM by TedAndresen RSS
Graciemygirl Rookie 27 posts since
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Apr 17, 2007 9:08 PM

Stretching before and after...

Is there a website that gives examples of leg stretches for certain pains you may be experiencing?  Or just general stretches to do before you run and those you should do after?!





Angie Drew 
  • Ella047 Rookie 345 posts since
    Dec 14, 2007
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    1. Apr 19, 2007 8:06 AM (in response to Graciemygirl)
    Re: Stretching before and after...

    Click on the training tab here to start with.  There's an aches and pains section with stretches for various hurts.

    Ella 

  • TedAndresen Amateur 247 posts since
    Dec 14, 2007
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    2. Apr 24, 2007 1:47 AM (in response to Graciemygirl)
    Re: Stretching before and after...

    If you are interested in objective studies on the benefits of stretching you might check with scolar.google and see if there is any peer-reviewed research in the area.

    I recall study done on army recruits in Australia or New Zealand. Their findings were contrary to the common belief that stretching prevented injuries.

    The study was the subject of a segment on NPR.  You might find the interview with the lead researcher at npr.org.

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