27 Feb '16, 9pm

Crushed a race or your longest run? Cool down with these stretches:

Not all stretches are created equal. Some cooldown stretches do little to help you, and could even be dangerous, but there are others that can be a safe and effective component of your post-race routine. Skip the Static Stretches There has been a lot of research done over the past several decades to determine whether static stretching — the kind most of us are familiar with, where you stretch and hold a muscle for a certain length of time — is beneficial for athletes. Overwhelmingly, the evidence indicates that it doesn't help reduce the risk of injury nor does it diminish muscle soreness following activity. In fact, static stretching can even cause injury if not done properly. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, over-stretching is a common cause of muscle strain. Since there is no benefit, and a potential risk, associated with this type of stretching, it...

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