Posts Tagged ‘strength training’

5 Muscle Groups Runners Should Target

5 Muscle Groups Runners Should Target

Dr. Dane Treat with University of Minnesota Team Physician Dr. Robert Johnson, himself the finisher of 72 marathons (to date). This 10 minute video starts with a brief introduction by Dr. Robert Johnson on how to keep it simple. After Dr. Johnson’s introduction Dr. Dane Treat demonstrates exercises, with proper technique, runners can do at […]

5 Exercises for the Glutes

5 Exercises for the Glutes

Practice these 5 exercises for the gluteus medius muscles to help prevent common running injuries. Lateral Hip Abduction – Shuffle steps with resistance bands. Lunges – Also do side lunges and walking lunges with dumbells. Single-Legged Squat – Also called a “Pistol” squat. Step-ups Hill runs You can view more instructional videos from Trail Running […]

Strength Training and Stretching to Avoid Injuries

Strength Training and Stretching to Avoid Injuries

Let’s start with strength training: I have found that most runners know running. It’s what they love to do and they do it as often as possible. It’s addictive; it’s amazing…I love it, too. I have also found that in general, there are strength-training people: They are all about weight training but couldn’t care less […]