31 Dec '17, 12pm

7 moves to power-up your running:

7 Power-Boosting Strength Moves For Runners Put some power into your legs with this 7 move workout 1. Box jumps Why do it? Box jumps are plyometric, explosive exercises that will improve your cardiovascular fitness and improve your capacity for sprinting. Technique Stand with both feet behind a step. Jump with both feet onto the step. Jump backwards off the step. Complete the move as quickly as possible. Be safe The higher the step, the harder your muscles have to work. 2. Seated glute stretch Why do it? Your bum supports your lower back. If your job involves a lot of sitting, your glutes become less flexible, which can prevent them from firing while you run. Seated glute stretch nicely stretches out sore posteriors to enable a pain free run. Technique Stand next to a chair or bench and hold on. Put your left foot above your right knee. Sit down until you feel a stretch in...

Full article: https://womensrunninguk.co.uk/training/power-boosting-moves/

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