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Welcome to the RunnersConnect Extra Kick Podcast, where our expert coaching staff answers your running questions 5 days per week.

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Aug 30, 2017

Research shows that when you stretch, small microtears occur in your muscles that can often cause more harm than good. 

However, we also know that flexibility is essential to staying injury-free and having a strong, powerful stride.

So, what’s the solution? A technique called "active isolated stretching". 

Listen in as Coach Sinead explains the science behind AIS and how best to implement it in your routine.