• Static Stretching Before a Run May be Making You a Slower Runner - Try This Warmup Instead

    4 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    You just got a new pair of running shoes , you've made a Grammy-worthy playlist , and now you're ready to pound the pavement. But before you jump into that 30-minute run, you've got to make sure your muscles and joints are warmed up and ready for the impact in order to prevent injury and to have an efficient run. You may think that statically stretching your hamstrings and quadriceps will do the job, but according to Vinh Pham , DPT, founder of Myodetox and Asystem's director of recovery, it's not the best way to warm up.
    "I would say that dynamic stretches are best," Pham told POPSUGAR...
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