As you get prepped for that marathon, it is of utmost importance to learn to properly warm up and cool down. Without these exercises, you run the risk of tearing a muscle, or being sore for days after the event. For a quick lesson, join trainer Sandeep Sachdev as he demonstrates some effective dynamic and static stretches before long-distance running.
Once you've crossed that finish line, take a couple of minutes to cool down. After all, there's nothing worse than muscle soreness to take the fun out of a good celebration! A 10-15 minute cool off will ensure your muscles recover and don't cramp up later on.
Keep these handy tips in mind, and go conquer that marathon! Good luck!
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