Well, if you are really serious about becoming the best on the hill, without running more hills, then you might consider adding a strength workout session into your training program.
Nonetheless, there is another thing you can do to make running hills easier without running more hills…
Enter strength training.
Don’t get me wrong. Strength training will not make you a hill running god, but it will surely help you build a lot of power and strength in your running muscles.
Truth be told, to tackles the hills, you will need strong glutes, hamstring, quads, and calves. You will also need a powerful core to maintain proper uphill running form and rhythm.
So if you always struggled with the hills, then today I’m going to share with you a set of exercises that you can do at home or in the gym to help you improve your hill running. The exercises below target and strengthen the key muscles that will help you ascend and descend the hills with much more power and speed.