Top static stretches for runners by Lucy Macdonald, Your Marathon Physio

 

What to stretch if stretched for time?

The answer to this is what ever feels tightest! Everyone is different but these are the most common areas that get tight in runners. If you click on each link it will take you to a video of how to stretch these muscle groups correctly:

  1. Quadriceps 
  2. Hamstrings
  3. Calfs
  4. Glutes/hips
  5. Lower back
  6. Upper back

 

More advice on running injuries and marathon training

If you would like to watch our latest videos on running injuries and marathon training please click on the following links: 

running shoes 

DIY training diary

Lucy’s favourite running exercise

Muscle strains and muscle pain

Why your tendon pain is not getting better (Achilles, Plantarfascia – sole of foot, Knee, Hip, Buttock, Hamstrings)

Plantarfascia pain – pain in the sole of your foot or heel, AKA plantarfascitis or plantarfasciopathy

 

Get in contact

For more info on how Lucy Macdonald can support you on your marathon journey please watch this video which also contains her top three tips on preventing injury training for a marathon. 

You can contact Lucy directly on lucymacdonaldphysio@hotmail.co.uk, via this website (where you can also find lots of free running exercise videos) and on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. 

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