If your pre-run warm-up consists of a few static stretches, it's time to change your routine. Do dynamic exercises to get your body ready to run and prevent injuries, here's how.
Jason is a USA Track & Field certified coach and creator of Strength Running, a Greatist "Must Read Health & Fitness Blog" of 2013 that hosts over 150,000 monthly readers. His coaching advice has been featured in Runner's World, Competitor, Health Magazine, The Huffington Post, Active.com, Fitness Magazine, Fox News Magazine, Shape and Lifehacker.
His book 101 Simple Ways to be a Better Runner became a Top 50 Kindle Sports book in 2012.
His personal running career includes a marathon PR of 2:39:32 and first place finishes at:
- 2013 Potomac River Run Marathon
- 2012 Warrior Dash (Maryland)
- 2011 Morraine Hills Run for the Hills Half Marathon
Jason graduated from Connecticut College in 2006 with a double major in Government and Urban Studies. He was a three-season athlete in cross country and indoor and outdoor track. He currently lives in the Greater Washington, D.C. area with his wife and daughter.