From shin splints to torn hamstrings, every runner knows that one wrong move can send you straight to the sidelines for months, where you're left cheering people on in the half marathon you were supposed to run. It's never fun.
Injuries may seem random or inevitable, but trust us, they're not. While runners know they need to stretch post-run, many forget about the importance of warming up—especially as temperatures drop.
From what to eat to how to move, we consulted two running experts—professional athlete, sports and conditioning coach Andia Winslow and Nike trainer and Barry's Bootcamp NYC founder Rebecca Kennedy—about everything you should do before hitting the pavement.
Here's what they had to say.