Most walkers and runners don't stretch as regularly as they should, and those who do often spend time stretching parts that don't really need stretching. For instance, it's better to use a foam roller to loosen your quads after walking than stretch them.

There are some areas of the body, though, that would really benefit from a quick stretch after your walk or jog. Here are three essential stretches you should add to your routine. Together, they'll take you less than 2 minutes—something even the most "run and done" exercisers can get on board with.