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Stretch it Out: The 8 Best Stretches for Your Pre-Run Routine

author image Niki Gruttadauria
Niki Gruttadauria is the social media manager for LIVESTRONG.COM. A documentary-obsessed vegetarian, Niki stays in shape running, biking and playing sand volleyball — oh yeah, and avoiding cheese.

A solid stretch program is a critical component to every serious runner’s pre-run routine, which is why we created this slideshow for the 8 best stretches to do before running.

To make it easier to print, pin or share the slideshow, we created this handy version below. Check it out:

Don't forget to stretch!
Don't forget to stretch! Photo Credit LIVESTRONG.COM

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