5 Muscles To Stretch Before Your Run

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Stretches, something everyone does before a run or a workout. However, which muscles should we stretch?

How should we stretch it? How long should we hold each stretch for?

Based on recent studies, stretches do not actually reduce the risk in injuries with any exercise. However, it is still recommended as it helps with improving body awareness and provides that temporary relief for tight muscles.

Well, worry not as here are 5 different stretches to help tackle those tight muscles that are required for running.

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Knee Pain? You Don’t Have To Live With It!

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Most of us don’t realise how much we rely on our knees until something goes wrong with them. Usually simple tasks, like crouching down, walking down stairs and jumping can become unachievable when we are suffering from knee pain. But don’t panic!! Most types of knee pain can be resolved quickly, without the pain, cost and inconvenience of knee surgery.

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Bone appetite! Food for strong bones

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Our bones form the foundation for the rest of our body; they give us strength, store certain nutrients, make blood cells, and provide structure for our muscles, tendons and nerves. They serve an important role in our health, so it’s in our best interest to ensure they are strong and have all the necessary vitamins and minerals, every day.

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JAWS! [ or pain in the Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ]

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome is pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ can be found just in front of your ear when you open and close your mouth. Many people are misdiagnosed – their symptoms are often put down to headaches, ear infections, problems with their teeth or even their back.

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Sprained Ankle? Tips on Treatment & Management

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Ankle sprains happen more often than we would like. Be it from a footy game or walking around in heels. It can be very stressful when you have sprained your ankle and you are unsure of how to manage it. Is further imaging is required? Should you go to the emergency department? Maybe it is not that bad, just sleep on it and it will be fine tomorrow? Where should you begin?

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