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Video: Dynamic Warm Up in Marathon Training

Are you training to run a marathon, half marathon, or 5K? In order to be safe and successful on race day, proper preparation is vital. We’ve put together a series of helpful videos featuring the experts at UPMC Sports Medicine, focusing on various aspects of marathon training.

In this video, Ron DeAngelo, athletic trainer, and director of the UPMC Sports Performance Program, explains how dynamic warm up is an effective and useful method of preparing for a run or workout. Hear about the benefits, the key areas of the body to stretch, and how a dynamic warm-up can help decrease the chance of injury and improve performance on race day.