Whatever exercise we are doing, be it running, cycling, gym work, etc. a warm up is always a good idea. Even when you start a yoga class, the instructor won’t take you straight into a deep stretch but will ease you into it. But many of us (I’m counting myself here) don’t give a pre-run warm up much thought, we are just happy to head out the door and get started.
So, what is a quick, easy and fresh way to get muscles and tendons limbered up for a run? What might feel so good you actually want to spend a couple of minutes on it before you head out? Well, for me it’s … press play and find out!
So, I hope that appeals to you and you’ll give it a try. Let me know how it works for you – drop a line below. Of course, you shouldn’t then go out the door at a full sprint, you’ll want to ease your heart rate into the aerobic side of running. It’s always good to set the first half mile at an easy pace.
These are exercises that we've found very useful and want to share with our customers. But we're not certified instructors. Always consult your specialist before beginning any exercise programme. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional to design an appropriate exercise prescription. If you experience any pain or difficulty with these exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider.