I have run for many years and I have naturally poor flexibility. I have started yoga and this has improved my flexibility. If you can’t afford regular yoga classes buy a few basic yoga DVD’s and practice at home all you need is a yoga mat, which are very cheap.
Over quite a number of years, I have had a number of minor injuries which I have to consult a medical practitioner. If an injury occurs the most important thing is to stop running and consult medical specialist. Injuries will happen, but the health benefits out way the injuries. Over
If you are serious about improving your fitness, a Heart-rate Monitor could be as simple as keeping track of your exercise zones. Each zone improves different areas of fitness and competence. The moderate region of 70 to 80% improves your aerobic fitness. Currently, there are some excellent heart-rate monitors
After you have warm up for about 5 minutes it is very important to stretch properly this may help prevent injuries. Make sure the stretch you preform are static stretches not ballistic stretches. Ballistic stretches are the stretches that you see some professional athletes perform where they stretch