Dogs make great running partners. They're enthusiastic and motivated, and they act as a good reminder that your workout is waiting. The problem is that not all dogs are ready to run. No matter how energetic they seem at the house, if your dog isn't in running shape, you might end up walking him back home. How to Train Your Dog to Run With You http://www.active.com/running/articles/how-to-train-your-dog-to-run-with-you?cmp=17N-PB33---D3--1129
If you find yourself cramping up easily or feel like your muscles are tight when you start a run, adjust your warmup. 5-10min jog, heel-toe walks, walking lunges, High marches, leg swings, butt kicks, and more standing moves, tabletops, planks, and wide squat walking
Have you ever been in the middle of a great run and feel like you could go on forever? Then it hits you, that horrible, annoying pain in your side—the side stitch. It’s actually a cramp or spasm that’s caused by pressure from your diaphragm bouncing up and down as you run, hitting your liver. Find out how to keep them from ruining your run for good.