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Runners, You Need to Do These 4 Exercises That Prevent Knee Pain

Calves

Making sure your calves stay stretched and loosened will help alleviate runner’s knee. Try this classic calf stretch against a wall.

  • Stand a little less than arm’s distance from the wall.
  • Step your left leg forward and your right leg back, keeping your feet parallel.
  • Bend your left knee and press through your right heel.
  • Hold for 20 to 30 seconds and switch legs.

Don’t stop there! Learn more stretches for your calves here.

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