Lots of you have asked me to share some exercises to help you strengthen your ankles. It’s an important area for us runners, and an area lots of us will have injured before, with ankle sprains etc… Previous ankle injuries often leave a distinct weakness and instability, and this is certainly something worth working on to help prevent future problems.
In this video, I want to look at what makes Olympic medalist, four-time Olympian, American record holder, and world-class marathoner Shalane Flanagan such an efficient runner… and give some cues for how you can work on your own running technique to develop a more effective, efficient stride. I’ll be taking a look at aspects of…
I’m all about making your running strength exercises as time-efficient as possible, so you can get maximum benefit with the least faffing about, leaving you more time to get out and run. This side plank variation is a great example of exactly the type of exercise that fits the bill perfectly – we can work your core and target glute med at the same time.
Today I want to take a look at some great footage that coach has provided, featuring pro triathlete Mirinda Carfrae on a one hour training run after a 100 mile bike session.
Performing this one leg deadlift variation with added resistance, like a medicine ball or dumbbells will further challenge you in terms of strength, throughout this functional movement.
Today, I want to talk to you about achilles tendinopathy, often referred to as achilles tendinitis. If you’re currently suffering with achilles tendon pain, you’ve probably Googled the hell out of the term already, and found all sorts of resources, like the eccentric heel-drop protocol. I’ll leave a list of helpful resources in the description…
This dead bug exercise is great for us runners to help build a stronger set of abdominal muscles and develop better core control.
Plantar fasciitis is an injury that quite a number of our subscribers messaged me about, asking for more information. The typical heel pain that comes with this often stubborn injury is often quite debilitating and can hang around for a long time if not managed properly.
Today I’m starting a new series on YouTube sharing exercises and drills to help you develop running speed. Whether you’re a distance runner or sprinter these tips will help you increase your pace!
In this video, I’m going to show you a simple but super-effective resistance band exercise to target your glutes. Strengthening the hip region is so important for us runners.
Mo Farah is already a distance running legend. I’ve been meaning to record a video analysis of his running style for quite some time now! Let’s see what it takes from a technique perspective to run like Mo…
The lower back stretches featured in the video above are great for relieving back pain and tightness. Sometimes the muscles of the low back get tight and feel like they need stretching as a result of weakness, or to protect a more significant injury… just to highlight a couple of examples
When performing various exercises, if it feels like there’s a strength imbalance and your right side is stronger, or more stable than the left, this is something you might want to work on… Let me show you how to train your weaker side!
For many of us who sit behind a desk all day at work, or find ourselves in similar sedentary positions for hours on end, glute weakness and inhibition is a real problem. For many reasons, such as helping to control the position of our knees as we run, and providing stability for the low back, we need to learn to switch these butt muscles on more effectively.
Most of us will appreciate that one of the keys to staying injury free as runners is to keep on-top of the various strength and mobility exercises that build our bodies to be able to withstand the demands that come with running mile-after-mile in training.
There will be a few changes this year, starting off with some guest contributions from James Dunne who founded Kinetic Revolution in the UK. James specialises in the following: Running Technique Coaching Running Video Analysis Sport Specific Speed Coaching Strength & Rehabilitation Coaching You may also have come across his excellent series of youtube videos or…