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.
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An athletic lifestyle carries the potential for injury. Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, UPMC Sports Medicine can help. If you are looking to prevent, treat, or rehabilitate a sports injury, our multidisciplinary team of experts can help you get back into the game. If you are seeking to improve your athletic performance, we can work with you to meet your goals. We serve athletes and active people of all ages and experience levels. Our goal is to help you keep doing what you love. Visit our website to find a specialist near you.