27 Nov '14, 10pm

Try these relaxation stretches to speed running recovery.

Carving out a few minutes to do an inversion pose (or two or three) after a long run will speed your recovery . Inversions, which either elevate your feet or lower your head below your hips, boost circulation and improve flexibility. They can also help you feel relaxed and reinvigorated, says Rebecca Pacheco, a Boston-based runner and yoga instructor. Start by holding each position for five to 10 breaths and work up to holding them for a minute or two.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/workouts/yoga-inversion-poses...

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