Power Your Push Off
Base Week — Glute Strength + Hammy Flexibility • 16m
Your glutes are the Boss of your "push off," so make sure they're doing their job. Use this routine to activate and strengthen your butt while mimicking forward motion to add stability and power to your stride.
- Focus: strength, performance
- Key muscles: hips, glutes
- When: pre-run or cross-training
- Suggested prop: folded blanket or towel
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- Focus: warm up, performance
- Key ...
Flexible Running Hamstrings
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- Focus: hamstring flexibility
- Key muscles: hamstrings, hips
- When: pre- or post-workout
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– Focus: core strengt...