marathon training dynamic warm-ups

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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Sports and physical activity bring with them a potential for injury. If you are looking to prevent, treat, or rehabilitate a sports injury – or improve athletic performance – UPMC Sports Medicine and the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program can help. We serve athletes and active people of all ages and experience levels. Our experts partner with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pitt Panthers, and about 100 other high school, college, and regional teams and events throughout Pennsylvania – working daily to build better athletes.