Fall marathons are close on the horizon and there's no better time to work yoga into your cross-training plan. The truth is, your hamstrings should be like rubber bands — not guitar strings. This 30-minute video features a functional sequence that will encourage your hammies to become more elastic so that you can maintain a more fluid stride and prevent injuries.
If you’re serious about running your best, you should be serious about keeping your core strong. When it comes to the core, one of the biggest problems for runners is that form suffers as the miles add up and your abs gets tired, allowing your spine to round forward (we all have race pictures to prove it). This also reduces your breath capacity, which decreases your endurance.