Running and Recovery post-45

So at 45, I'm probably in the "lose muscle mass" age zone and so am extra motivated to keep what little I have.  Running is an easy and near my house, a scenic, way to burn some calories and build some strength.  In the past I never paid much attention to stretching.  However, these days I find that stretching for 15-20 minutes before and after a run seems to help.  On days when my body feels beat up, taking 3 pills before going to sleep at night - a multi-vitamin, a calcium and a fish oil pill - seems to help relieve my soreness better overnight than on days when I don't. So which one is it?  Multi-vitamins, calcium or fish oil that is aiding my recovery?  I'll do an experiment by eliminating one from my regimen to see if I can isolate it and report here.  However I do think stretching is integral to recovery.

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