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Between long runs, brisk hikes, and nonstop dancing, weekends are made to be active. But if all your weekend fun has left you stiff and sore today, here are a few remedies to make you feel better.

  • High-heel relief: Spent too much time traipsing around town in your finest? Make sure your heel-wearing doesn't lead to injury with these stretches every high-heel wearer should do.
  • Yoga for runners: Long runs can be grueling, so make sure you keep your muscles and joints happy with stretches that undo the tightness that running can create. Follow along to our video of a yoga series for runners to relieve any tightness.
  • Biking aftermath: If a long bike ride was on your weekend agenda, you may be nursing a sore back and tight hips. These back and hip stretches are the perfect remedy.
  • Roll it out: It's worth a trip to the gym to use the foam rollers if your muscles are sore and tight. Regular foam rolling helps loosen muscles and increase your flexibility, so a few minutes of rolling every few days now can prepare you for your next weekend adventure. Check out five types of foam rolling massages to do here.
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