Most runners do not pursue good form with enough consistency. In fact, running form is neglected most of the time. That’s a common mistake I see many runners make—especially recreational runners. That’s why today, dear runner, I’m sharing with you a list some of the best drills you can do to improve your running technique. So are you excited? Then here we go… The Benefits of Drills Training
9 Ways to Prevent & Ease Muscle Soreness While Running Today I’m going to share with you a bunch of practical tips to help deal with the pain. So are you excited? Then here we go… But first things first, what is muscle soreness? How in the world happens? And what’s causing it?
I hate to break it to you, but if you want to become the best runner (and athlete) you can ever be, then you have to work your butt off, literally and figuratively. First and foremost, you have to keep exercising on a regular basis. Run, bike, swim, lift weights and all the sort. Secondly, you have to work your butt off by doing plenty of glute strengthening exercises. Enter The Glute The glute is powerhouse muscles that surround the pelvis. Three main muscles make up the glutes: the Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius, and Gluteus Minimus. These are the building blocks of the fleshy part of your butt. But, all in all, why do you need to strengthen your glutes? Well, here a few reasons: Key For Running Power The glutes are one of the most important muscles we need for running. While running, your glute muscles hold your pelvis steady and level and help propel you forward with every step you take. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that when it comes to running, glutes strength and endurance is of paramount importance. As a result, if you are struggling to keep consistent running pace or find it hard to power up a hill while running, then you might need a bit strength in your butt. Dodge Injury Research has linked weakness in the glutes with a myriad of overuse injuries, including Runners Knee, and IT band syndrome. In other words, if you have chronic overuse injuries (think Runners Knee and the sort) then glute weakness might be to blame. The good news is, research has also proven that adding strength and power to your glute is one of the best things you can do to injury-proof your running body against common ailments. For more on the importance of glue strength, check my post here. Enter
Today I’m going to share with you 7 yoga poses that will target your core and help you become a better runner in the process. Core Training Benefits For Runners A strong core—think of the muscles of the abdominals, lower back and glutes, is key for preventing injury and fatigue in runners
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