How to warm up before heading out for a run

6/12/2020 9:29:00 PM

This is how to warm up before your run:

This is how to warm up before your run:

Prevent injury and boost performance with these moves.

. It’s particularly important to prep your body properly if you’re not a regular runner, as your body isn’t used to the movement patterns of hitting the pavements. You may also likeRunning tips for beginners: how to learn to love runningHow to warm up before running

The main aim of warming up is to loosen up your muscles. A good warm-up should consist of up to 10 minutes of light aerobic exercise, such as a brisk walk or gentle jog. This will get your heart rate up and your body ready for your run. Once you’ve completed this part of the warm-up, you should move onto stretches that improve flexibility and your range of motion.

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  It’s particularly important to prep your body properly if you’re not a regular runner, as your body isn’t used to the movement patterns of hitting the pavements.  You may also like Running tips for beginners: how to learn to love running How to warm up before running The main aim of warming up is to loosen up your muscles. A good warm-up should consist of up to 10 minutes of light aerobic exercise, such as a brisk walk or gentle jog.” Sunday will see another warm and muggy day with sunny spells for most, although thundery showers are likely to break out once again across the north and west, while northeastern areas look mostly cloudy. This will get your heart rate up and your body ready for your run. Once you’ve completed this part of the warm-up, you should move onto stretches that improve flexibility and your range of motion.

When it comes to stretching before a run, it’s important that you do the right sort. Another changeable day on Tuesday with a mix of cloud, sunny spells and scattered showers. Simply leaning into a , so it’s important to do dynamic stretches. This is an active stretch that you move through, and is proven to prevent injury and improve performance.  Lunges Lunges allow you to stretch one leg at a time which can help with imbalances, strength, and stability. Showers may become heavy and merge into longer spells of rain at times with a risk of thunder also, although thunder seems most likely in southern or southwestern parts of the UK. Start by standing up straight with your hands on your hips.

Step your right foot out in front of you, leaving your left leg stretched out behind. Bend your knees and lower your body down, until the right leg at the front creates a 90 degree angle. Elsewhere though temperatures should be warm or very warm at times. Push through your feet to push yourself back up to the starting position, and start again. Do this 10 times on each leg.  How to warm up before running Single-leg deadlift These will stretch the hamstrings and activate the glutes before running.

For a warm-up, do these with just bodyweight. Stand on your right foot and bend your knee slightly, with your left foot hovering just above the ground. Then, hinge forwards at your hips while moving your left leg out behind you. You should end up with your left leg and torso parallel to the ground. Hold for a couple of seconds, then return to standing.

Repeat 10 times, and do the same on the other leg. Clams Activating the glutes before a run is essential to make sure that they take the weight as your foot strikes the floor. Lazy glutes mean that the quads will have to work overtime and can result in injury . Lying on one side, tuck the legs so that the knees come out and your feet are in line with your glutes. Stack the knees, then lift your top leg as high as it will go.

Squeeze the glutes at the top of the move, then return back to the starting position. Follow @ on Instagram for the latest workouts, delicious recipes and motivation from your favourite fitness experts. Images: Getty .