Strength Training for Runners
Strength Training for Runners | Whether you’re training for a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or full marathon, strength training should be a big part of your weekly workout routine. Perfect for at home or at the gym, these core strengthening exercises will help prevent injury so you can run faster and sustain longer distances. #running #runner #strengthtraining #strengthtrainingforrunners #workout #exercise
Many long-distance runners forget the importance of strength training for runners. Certain workouts target the body parts used most while running, and this collection of exercises will work your ankles & abs, your arms & shoulders, & of course your legs. Whether you’re training for your first half marathon, or you're running for weight loss, these at-home workouts will make you stronger and faster! #runningtips #workout #exercise #weightloss #cardio #muscle #burnfat
If you are a runner and are looking to build muscle, then look no further. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you the eight obstacles standing in your way of achieving a stronger body. With that said, don’t get me wrong here. You don’t need to become a full-time weightlifter, ending up like the Incredible Hulk, to reap the benefits of strength training.
There are 4 hip exercises that I include quite often in training plans with runners. You can cycle a few of these into your weekly strength training plan or complete the series after a few runs each week. You can use a theraband or stretch cords for these exercises. I also recommend standing on an unstable surface for the hip extension & abduction, once you have mastered the movements on a stable surface.