Proper warm-up is absolutely critical for optimum performance. In the video below, Rose Monday, 2012 US Women’s Olympic Women’s Distance Coach, gives you some warm up drills to have you ready for practice. This is a scientifically designed stretching routine that will really benefit your athletes. Simple activities that get the synovial fluid going. The simple movements that she demonstrates are the minimum that a runner should do before starting their run. They are likely drills that you are skipping.
To learn more from one of the greatest minds in middle and long distance training in the sport today click on the link Becoming a Champion: 800/1500M for Girls’ Track & Field
The YouTube video has sound, so please make sure that your sound is turned on and that you have access to the site