I’ve often heard that yoga is great for runners, and that running is terrible for yogis. Sure, that's an exaggeration, but I think most of us can agree that running isn't ideal for your flexibility. Yoga is a GREAT counter activity for running, getting to stretch out sore muscles AND build strength.
You can usually feel where you need a good stretch, it’s typically a given. As a runner, you’ve likely experienced difficulty walking - like muscles are so sore it’s hard to walk to the fridge - ? it’s those muscles: quads, hips, and glutes that usually need the most love.
Here are my favorite ways to stretch it out. Make sure you hit both sides!