To finish up our Bulletproof the Knee Series, we’d like to leave you with a great article offering additional exercises, form tweaks, and shoe advice to keep you running injury-free. ~Click the photo to read the article~
To end our series, the single leg squat is a great way to test your balance, your leg strength, and to equalize the right and left leg. If you are able to perform this exercise on both sides after following our series, your running should be stronger and more efficient.
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!
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