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While celebrating American Heart Month during the month of February, I’ve talked about the importance of physical activity in relationship to heart health… • It’s February: Are You Taking Care of Your Heart Heart? • Keeping Your Heart Healthy • Chor’obics: Turning Chores into Aerobic Workouts Today, I’ll break down the five components of an […]

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On Tuesday, I talked about the importance of physical activity in relationship to heart health. Today, I’m talking about the five components of an exercise routine and how each contributes to your overall health. I feel best if I can find the time during the week to fit in all four types of exercise into […]

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Dynamic Versus Static Stretching

Both warm-ups and cool-downs are important for long-term running health, and today I’m going to talk about two different types of stretching.  We’re going to look at dynamic stretching for warm-ups, and static stretching for cool-downs. Ideally, I’d love to see a half-mile very easy run to warm-up before starting dynamic stretches.  Think of your […]

 
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