The Reverse Plank is a tough exercise to master, but well worth the effort. This exercise works your abdominals, glutes, and hamstrings.
The reverse crunch is a simple exercise, yet crucial to creating a strong and functional core for running. You can perform this exercise on the ground or hanging from a Full Article »
This exercise is meant to increase spinal mobility, strengthen the lower and upper back, as well as the glutes.
This may be a different version of the Donkey Whip than you are used to. Nevertheless, we believe this exercise will increase hip mobility and strength as well as core Full Article »
The Back Bridge is a simple, yet incredibly effective means to engaging your glutes and hamstrings. Preparation: Lay on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the Full Article »
How much attention do you give your butt? While this question is rarely discussed in our running circles, it is a question that deserves much attention. Runners of all calibers Full Article »
Our core (AKA: lumbo-pelvic hip complex) is home to our center of gravity and therefore plays a major role in the neuromuscular efficiency of the entire kinetic chain.
The Lateral Leg raise is a Pilates movement that much like the clams and fire hydrants, engages the glute muscles. This exercise is great if coupled with the kick backs Full Article »
Runners typically have weak gluteus medius muscles, more technically referred to as ‘weak bums’. Clams are a great glute activation exercise.
Fire Hydrants are yet another phenomenal exercise dedicated to glute activation. Keep in mind that a thorough stretch following this exercise is recommended as with any strengthening exercise. Preparation: Begin Full Article »