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3 Best Leg Stretches for Runners.

If, like me, you spend a lot of time running, you’ve probably noticed tightness in your legs. Runners have notoriously tight leg muscles – but it doesn’t have to be this way.

In fact, if – through stretching – you’re able to increase your flexibility, you’ll likely see improved results on the treadmill or track. With an improved range of motion, you’ll take longer strides!

There are any number of great leg stretches, but I put together this video with three of my favorites. Just make sure you warm up before trying any of these at home; warmed up muscles stretch better and more safely.