The DEFINE MIND classes are teaching me a ton I didn’t previously know I could do to prevent injuries. One of the instructors got me to stretch my quads like this:
..and it didn’t feel as uncomfortable as it may seem.
The biggest surprise was when we ball-rolled not only our thighs, but also our abdominal area, and even our upper body. I got to release all the tension I didn’t even know I was carrying on my back, caused by those long runs wearing the backpack I’ll need for the race.