6 Calf Strengthening Exercises for Runners

6 Calf Strengthening Exercises for Runners

There are so many muscles in the legs that it’s hard to find time to focus on them all. As runners, it’s easy to spend so much time focusing on the main “running” muscles – our quads and glutes – that we run out of time for the rest. However, in doing so we are … Read More

A 15 Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do Anywhere

A 15 Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Completing simple strength training exercises in your living room is easy enough. We come home from a run, do a few squats and lunges and call it good. But what about those cross training days? Trying to fit in a cardio workout at home seems exponentially more challenging. Related: Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners It’s … Read More

10 Glute Activation and Strengthening Exercises

10 Glute Activation and Strengthening Exercises

After just a few runs, we usually find that the actual act of running requires very little thought. Our bodies know how to keep us moving and we can continue to run on autopilot for miles and miles. But falling into this trap can eventually leave us with weak or inactive muscles before we even … Read More

The 10 Best Calisthenics for Runners

The 10 Best Calisthenics for Runners

Workout fads always come and go, but one of my favorite parts of running is that it always remains unchanged. The simplicity of heading out the door in running shoes is what helps our sport remain so timeless. But in the face of the ever-changing fitness industry, even runners can’t avoid hearing new suggestions and … Read More

Hill Training: Why, How and 3 Hill Workouts for Runners

Hill Training: Why, How and 3 Hill Workouts for Runners

When most runners think of speed workouts, they think of intervals, tempo runs and track workouts. But what’s missing from this list is potentially one of our greatest resources for increasing speed: hill workouts. Hill training is one of the most beneficial workouts for runners of all ability levels. Whether you are trying to increase … Read More

20 Minute Bodyweight Leg Workout for Runners

20 Minute Bodyweight Leg Workout for Runners

Running is incredibly humbling in the fact that it constantly reminds us not to focus all of our efforts in just one area. When we dedicate each run to speed training, increase our mileage too quickly, or fail to incorporate cross training, we usually wind up injured or burnt out. Whenever my mileage increases I … Read More