The Sickle Circuit Workout Video Demonstration (plus, a more advanced circuit)

Can you gain endurance AND strength – with just one workout? Yes, you can accomplish both goals with a circuit workout!

Circuit Workout for Runners

Circuits usually make people think of CrossFit WOD’s and AMRAP sessions – but they’re for runners, too.

When …

The Best Yoga Poses for Runners (And a New Routine!)

A decade ago, you’d have a better chance of seeing me in a knitting workshop than in a yoga class. Even the word “yoga” freaked me out.

Yoga for Runners

But the times, they are a-changing!

Now I look past the neon …

The Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Recently I polled my readers on their top struggles with running. And today I’m answering your top questions about strength exercises.

Plank Strength Exercise

I love sending you surveys – and I really appreciate you taking the time to complete them. …

Video: The 7-minute Strength Workout for Runners

This article was written by Mark Kennedy from Healthynomics.

I’m a better runner than I was in my mid-20’s. In fact, at the age of 41, I enjoy running more than I ever have.

Mark Kennedy Healthynomic

I’ve run my fastest …

The Mattock Dynamic Warm-up Routine Video Demonstration

Static stretching is OUT – and dynamic stretching is IN.

Matt Dynamic Warm-up Exercises

Long-time Strength Running readers know that I’m wary of static stretching. It can reduce performance and increase injury risk, while presenting few benefits to runners.

I cover this …

You Be the Coach: Is Strength Training a Waste of Time?

2015 is the Year of Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone.

Over the past three months, I’ve challenged you to:

Curing IT Band Pain: 3 New Exercises to Treat Illiotibial Band Syndrome

The worst injury I ever had was a severe case of illiotibial band syndrome (ITBS). For six months, I suffered from constant IT band pain and didn’t run a step.

Illiotibial band syndrome

My fascination with this injury led me to develop …

Struggle with Foot Injuries? Get Healthy With These Foot Exercises

Why do we ignore strength exercises for our feet when each foot contains more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments?

The human foot is an anatomical miracle, able to support hundreds of pounds with an arch that provides energy …

The Tomahawk Medicine Ball Workout – Video Demonstration

What if you could run more – while feeling stronger and getting far fewer injuries?

I think you can. 

In fact, if most runners incorporated just a few small changes to their training they’d see dramatic results with not …

Q&A with Coach: How do I Avoid Muscle Imbalances?

Do you have muscle imbalances? Spoiler alert: of course you do!

In fact, we all do.

Muscle Imbalance

Nobody is perfectly symmetrical. We may have a dominant leg, strike the ground harder with one foot, pronate more with one leg, or …