Continuing our running series to help you improve your leg strength and take the pressure off your knees, this week demonstrates an exercise to strengthen your posterior chain, the glutes and hamstrings, so that you can run faster, better, and avoid pain and injury. This is an advanced exercise, so if you’re just tuning in, […]
Planks are a great all-around exercise to strengthen the entire body and help you improve stability in whatever movement you are doing. Runners can especially benefit from a more efficient core, so that you can run faster and harder with less energy. Try out these plank variations and start running smarter!
When it comes to exercise, many people experience soreness. Some appreciate the feeling as a badge of a hard workout, but others worry they’ve done something incorrectly. Whereas muscle soreness can be positive, pain is never good. But how do you tell which it is? Use this article to help differentiate between the two so […]
After working on the proper activation and engagement of your glutes in the previous videos, this week’s exercise helps improve the strength of your glutes. Choose a band that provides enough resistance to strengthen, but not so much that you compensate.
If you struggle with knee pain when walking or running, it may actually be caused by poor hip mobility or strength. If you’re experiencing knee pain, consider getting a full evaluation by a physical therapist to determine what is the actual root cause of the issue!https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/73886.php
–Exercise of the Week– Would you like to improve your running efficiency? After mobilizing your hips and strengthening your glutes in the last two videos, stabilize your hip joint! Help stabilize the knees and run effectively with this series of clamshell exercises.
If you find that, despite stretching and warming up properly, your regular running routine leaves you sore or uncomfortable, try these tips from Runners World. https://www.runnersworld.com/training/a20807844/6-strategies-for-pain-free-running/