It is quite obvious that for a Runner, the leg is so important that knowing more about it will help the runner to Run in the right posture and comfort. Here we give a brief about the important parts of your leg which helps in Running:
These are the muscles which is found in the back of thigh. It helps the knee to be more flexible while running and extend your hip. Generally any sportsman who slips down while running will tend to harm the hamstring largely.
Also known as inner thigh muscles; squeeze a pencil between your knees to feel these fire. Adductors are the muscles that prevents the imbalance which can otherwise lead to injury.
This muscle at the front of your thigh is made up of four sections and is the main mover when you extend knees. They are responsible for bending the knees. A strong quadricep will help to jump high, run faster and accelerate with power.
The uppermost of your two calf muscles, it gives your feet push-off power with each step.
This calf muscle works with and lies underneath the gastrocnemius. Soleus stretches helps to bring down the injury out of running and also helps to build stamina.
The strip of muscle that makes up your shin and helps you flex your ankle to move your foot toward your knee. This muscle helps in the pattern, motion and strength of your leg.