The hip flexors are the muscles in front of our legs that are responsible for moving our legs closer to the torso. When our hip flexors are shortened or tight, it inhibits our hip extension, which is the opposite movement (moving the upper leg away from the toros which allows the legs to move behind us when we run). The glutes and hamstrings work together to extend the leg, so it’s all a balancing act. We need to have strong glutes and hamstrings and enough mobility in our hip flexors to allow f
Most people share a common running experience. You start off feeling slow and sluggish - wondering how long you've been running for and when it will be over - then something shifts. The body goes from heavy and stiff to warm and ready to run for miles. #mbioapparel #runningtips #training #running
Complete these 10 best lower body stretches for runners after a running workout to stay injury free. These leg stretches are especially important for runners with tight hips or knee pain after a workout. This simple stretching routine targets all the major areas in our lower bodies (hips, calves, thighs and feet) in less than 10 minutes. You will notice a difference immediately with these post run stretches.