Strength Conditioning for Runners, Part 1: Posture

As runners, we spend a lot of time training to get fit in order to run further or faster. Most runners do not spend the same amount of time training to be more efficient at running or to be less at risk of sustaining injury. This is where running specific strength conditioning can play a significant role. When conditioning runners, I focus on 4 key strength aspects which should be trained in the following order:   Posture Pelvic Stabilisation Strength Plyometric Power   Part 1: Posture The first step is to work on improving posture. Many of the every-day actions we perform, such as; sitting for many hours,...

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