23 Jul '14, 11pm

2 simple #running drills you can do anywhere to help you warm up: #runchat

5 Simple Running Drills You Can Do Anywhere by Jason Fitzgerald Tweet When I’m traveling, I find it really hard to warm up properly before I go running. The drills I do, especially the iron cross and hurdle seat exchange dynamic stretches, take up a lot of space. Knocking over a coffee table is a real possibility when you’re swinging your legs back and forth with the scorpion exercise. Note: Read my definitive guide on core workouts to learn these exercises. Another problem is that a lot of these dynamic stretches are done on the ground. If you don’t have a carpet or throw rug, it’s going to be uncomfortable to put all of your weight on your knees. Some core exercises are virtually impossible if you don’t have a soft surface available. Often at races, there’s no soft surface (like a big patch of grass or carpet) for you to do your running warm-up. Luckily, there’s a way fo...

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