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.