Postural Stability: The Hidden Variable of Running Performance

Postural stability is one of the most overlooked aspects of running performance. It’s also one of the most important as it helps you run fast and stay healthy.

Postural Stability

Bodyweight strength exercises help build postural stability for runners

The mechanics …

How to Lift at Home with Strength & Conditioning Coach Scott Caulfield

Running is one of the most accessible sports out there. Just lace up your shoes and you can run virtually anywhere. But if you can’t get to a gym, how do you lift weights?

dumbbells

Strength training requires equipment. …

How to Create Your Own Bodyweight Exercise Routine

Strength training is not cross-training for runners. It’s just part of the training that’s needed to properly prepare for a peak performance.

Bodyweight Exercise Routine

And while ideal strength training will consist of weightlifting in the gym – lifting for power and

How Should Runners Plan Strength Training? 2 Critical Ingredients

Runners have a nearly endless selection of exercises, routines, workouts, and classes to plan their strength training. But how can they decide how best to get stronger as a runner?

weight lifting for runners

Having fun with my strength training…

When you try …

Mobility Training for Runners: Get Mobile and Thrive

Mobility might be one of the most important aspects of fitness for runners outside of endurance and strength. If you’re mobile, you’re one hell of an athlete.

Hurdle Mobility Training

Hurdling is fantastic mobility training for runners

First, a quick story.

2006 …

Strength Training Periodization: Everything You Need to Know

Strength training periodization is the simple idea that your strength work should evolve over time. Sounds easy, right?

Strength Training Periodization

Recently when we discussed periodization training for runners, we learned the definition of this exercise science term:

Periodization is defined

Tina Muir Takes Your Strength Training Questions

Strength training is like broccoli: we know it’s good for us, we understand it has to get done, but we don’t always want to do it.

strength training questions

Are jazz hands effective strength training for runners?

And because it’s a necessary …

Menachem Brodie on the Finer Details of Strength Training for Endurance

For over 15 years, Menachem Brodie has been coaching endurance athletes to new personal bests. Today, we’re getting lost in the weeds with strength training for runners.

Menachem Brodie

Menachem Brodie is an exercise scientist, USA Cycling Expert level coach and …

How David Reinvented His Running (at age 73!)

On Monday, April 29th of this year I received an email from a runner named David that might change how you think about training. It sure did for me!

David Weightlifting

You see, David was 72 years old at the time. …

Glute Strengthening for Runners: How to Get Started

Big butts, I cannot lie: they’re great for runners. But our glute muscles are often neglected – and that’s leaving a lot of runners injured.

glute strengthening

The glutes are really made up of three separate muscles that make your booty …