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

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

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

The Best Exercises to Find and Fix Muscle Imbalances

The Best Exercises to Find and Fix Muscle Imbalances

As a runner, you’ve no doubt experienced some random, nagging pains when you least expected them. Sometimes it’s a hot spot in your calf, foot, hip or even your shoulder. More often than not, we brush these pains off as a frustration that will go away in due time. But what if these pains are … Read More

Quick and Effective Bosu Ball Workout for Runners

Quick and Effective Bosu Ball Workout for Runners

As runners, there’s nothing more frustrating than knowing our injury prevention workouts aren’t always enough. Despite our best efforts, sometimes an injury arrives that derails our running progress. Even when everything is done right – strength training, cross training and recovering – injuries sometimes still manage to find their way into your training. Being forced … Read More

Resistance Band Hip & Glute Workout for Runners

Resistance Band Hip & Glute Workout for Runners

As runners, we know how frustrating it can be to put in a ton of miles and wind up injured or at a plateau. After giving some of our best effort, we end up nursing and injury or unable to improve. Injuries or pain while running can be one of the most frustrating situations. Luckily, … Read More