Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Runners

3 Seasons

⏱ 50 min

This workout is made up of the 3 circuits that each have 3 exercises. Each exercise improves one of three functions below to make you a better runner:

Exercise A: improve ankle mobility for better foot strikes
Exercise B: increase flexibility mid thigh to mid torso to lengthen stride
Exercise C: correct head positioning and spinal alignment for better arm swing mechanics

Complex 1
Dive Bombers
Hitch Hikers
Overkicks

Complex 2
ITB Kickout
S2S Reach
Saxon Tilt

Complex 3
Streamline RDL
T Arm Squat
Back Lunge

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Strength Training for Runners
  • Running Circuit 1

    Episode 1

    Full Body Workout
    Floor Space Only

    Complex 1 Tutorials (starts 01:35)
    A. T Arm Squat
    B. Overkicks
    C. Hitch Hikers

  • Running Circuit 2

    Episode 2

    Full Body Workout
    Floor Space Only

    Complex 2 Tutorials (starts 01:35)
    A. ITB Kickout
    B. Saxon Tilt
    C. S2S Reach

    Instead of ITB Kickouts, you can also do ITB Leg Lifts. Again, do 30 seconds on each side.

  • Running Circuit 3

    Episode 3

    Full Body Workout
    Floor Space Only

    Complex 3 tutorials (starts at 01:29)
    A. Dive Bombers
    B. Streamline RDL
    C. Back Lunge