In this segment Rose Monday, USATF Olympic Assistant Coach & former World Masters Champion in the 800m & 1500m, goes through some simple yet essential warm up routines. These will not only help you maintain proper flexibility, but also help warm your body up for the run/workout you will be going through.
As a distance runners it’s easy to walk out the door and take off on a long run without properly warming up. Often times young and old runners become injured because they feel a light jog will suffice as a warm up to their workouts. They couldn’t be more wrong. It’s important not to overlook what you already know.
Gain more insight and an additional video clip from, Becoming a Champion: 800/1500M for Girls’ Track & Field. Discover other great Middle Distance DVDs apart of our large Track & Field DVD collection!