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Our favourite post-run stretches


Stretching straight after each Round The Bays 2020 training run when your muscles are warm and supple is the best way to avoid injury and muscle soreness - check out our top picks for a quick, safe, easy recovery.

Hip flexor stretch: Kneel on your right knee, with your left foot in front of your body. Lean forward from the hips. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch sides.

Hip flexor stretch: Kneel on your right knee, with your left foot in front of your body. Lean forward from the hips. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch sides.

Piriformis stretch: Lie on your back. Bend your right leg and place the ankle in front of your left knee. Pull your left thigh toward your torso. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch sides.

Piriformis stretch: Lie on your back. Bend your right leg and place the ankle in front of your left knee. Pull your left thigh toward your torso. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch sides.

Calf stretch: plant both hands flat on the ground in front of you and send your tailbone up toward the ceiling with feet hip-distance apart. Press one heel then the other toward the ground for 10-20 seconds each side.

Calf stretch: plant both hands flat on the ground in front of you and send your tailbone up toward the ceiling with feet hip-distance apart. Press one heel then the other toward the ground for 10-20 seconds each side.

Lower back stretch: Drop your hips back until your glutes rest on your heels. Lower your chest to the floor and stretch your arms out in front of you. Hold for 30 seconds.

Lower back stretch: Drop your hips back until your glutes rest on your heels. Lower your chest to the floor and stretch your arms out in front of you. Hold for 30 seconds.

Round The Bays 2020 is happening Sunday 8 March 2020.

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