Not stretching after a good run will definitively set you up for injury or muscular pain. While stretching before a workout lubricates your joints to prepare them for work, stretching afterwards helps prevent you from building too much bulk so you get long, lean muscles, and so your tensed up muscles can relax again.
Masters coach Pete Magill and star runner Grace Padilla demonstrate a 15-minute post-run routine guaranteed to leave you fully recovered from today's workout and ready to run again tomorrow.
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