8 Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Optimal Stability

8 Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Optimal Stability

It’s no secret that the muscles we utilize most when running are all found in our legs. However, even so, many runners are surprised to discovered just how many lower body muscles are truly at work on the run. One of the biggest surprises: your ankle muscles. Ankle exercises should be a regular part of … Read More

20 Minute Lower Body Toning Tabata Workout

20 Minute Lower Body Toning Tabata Workout

Many athletes assume that in order to fit in a really beneficial strength session or cardio workout, they need to hit the gym. It’s hard to believe that workouts can be just as effective without the addition of heavy weights or cardio equipment – but they can. Tabata is a style of workout that requires … Read More

Two Must-Try Elliptical Workouts for Runners

Two Must-Try Elliptical Workouts for Runners

Many runners find themselves dreading cross training days. For some reason, heading out the door to log some mileage or complete a running workout feels much easier than heading to the gym for a cross training session. But cross training doesn’t always have to feel like a chore. One of the most beneficial types of … Read More

How to Start Agility Ladder Training + 7 Speed Ladder Drills

How to Start Agility Ladder Training + 7 Speed Ladder Drills

Today’s post is written by David Dack at runnersblueprint.com. He is sharing some helpful tips to get started with agility ladder training. Check out how speed ladder training can enhance your performance as a runner and 7 awesome agility ladder drills to try! If you’re looking to boost your coordination, balance, and speed, then you … Read More

The Ultimate Leg and Glute Resistance Band Workout

The Ultimate Leg and Glute Resistance Band Workout

While completing regular leg exercises certainly has its benefits, accentuating these exercises with a resistance band provides even more strength and tone. Band exercises are a great addition to any strength training routine, whether you’re training for a marathon or just hoping to gain muscle tone. Related: Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners This resistance … Read More

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises for Runners

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises for Runners

One of the most common misconceptions about running is that it is harmful for your joints. While most runners know this to be false, it’s difficult to adequately explain to non-runners that the pounding of running is not, in fact, harmful for your joints. So if running is not actually harmful for our joints, why … Read More