Stretching can be effective at improving flexibility and range of motion. Every runner has their ‘go to stretch’ to target a specific area. Whilst there is limited research in the benefit of static stretching in recovery, they can be helpful to target specific areas of stiffness or areas that you want to improve flexibility. Please see below for some ideas of how to target different areas. Completing these in combination with the self massage shoulder help maintain flexibility and reduce the likelihood or muscular or tendinous problems.

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Post exercise stretching routine

Please hold each stretch for 30 seconds when the muscles are warm