Get Ready To Run With These 5 Dynamic Warm-Up Moves
By Nicki MillerPublished Aug. 28, 2014 Updated Nov. 29, 2016
Exaggerate your running form by driving your knees up to about hip height. Start by doing high knees in place for 10 seconds, then move forward for 20 to 40 yards. Make sure your feet are landing directly underneath your hips.
Nicki Miller is the managing editor for Women's Running and spearheads our nutrition coverage. She’s an avid runner but also loves cycling (both on and off-road), yoga and all kinds of crazy videos to do at home. Formerly the editor of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, Nicki started her journalism career at The Washington Post. Her first races were duathlons (run, bike, run) in her twenties with her husband, and then triathlons, completing the White Lake Half Ironman in North Carolina. Since joining Women’s Running in 2013, she’s been more focused on half marathons and trail running. Some of her proudest moments have been running the Boston Marathon (first 26.2), and becoming an RRCA certified running coach and helping others take up the sport.