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9 of the best bodyweight exercises for runners

One of the best ways to avoid those common running injuries like runner’s knee and shin splints is to perform strength exercises as part of your training routine. If you’re new to strength training, then doing bodyweight exercises is a great place to start. In this guide, I’d like to share some of the best …

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Strength workouts for runners: 30 day workout challenge for runners

A home workout is a great alternative to an outdoors run or a gym workout, especially if the weather isn’t looking that great, or you’re having to isolate yourself at home. This is where a 30 day workout challenge for runners comes in handy. Home workouts are so versatile because they can be done at …

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The ultimate 30 day strength training plan for runners

Combining running and strength training is a great way to prevent common running injuries, and improve your running form and performance.  If you’re new to strength training, then this 30 day strength training plan for runners is a simple and effective way to incorporate strength exercises into your training plan. Many runners neglect strength training …

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Strength training workouts for runners: 6 of the best routines

There’s no doubt that strength training workouts for runners should be an integral part of any training plan if you’re looking to become a stronger and faster runner. For many runners when they first start out, it’s all too tempting to forget about any form of exercise that isn’t running. Whilst this is fine to …

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7 of the best glute strength exercises for runners

Your glutes (otherwise known as your buttocks) are key muscles when it comes to running performance. The glutes help to extend your hips and propel you forward when you run. They also hold your pelvis level and steady, and help to keep your legs, pelvis and torso aligned. This is why it’s good to activate …

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Home workouts for runners: Exercises you can do in your living room 

No access to the gym? If you’re stuck at home but would like to keep up with your strength training routine, the good news is there are many exercises you can do in your living room.  Running is so much more than just running. In order to become a better runner, run faster and stronger …

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Strength training exercises for runners: The complete guide + 30 sample exercises

Strength training exercises for runners are essential if you want to be a strong, healthy and less injury prone runner. Many runners focus on running and running alone when they first start running. However, running alone will only get you so far when improving your strength, power, speed and endurance. Once you feel like you’re …

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Weightlifting for runners: 5 reasons to take up weightlifting as a runner

Strength training is essential for any runner looking to run faster and stronger. Weightlifting, in particular, has many benefits for runners. And weightlifting for runners has become ever more popular over the years.  The reality is there are many different components of fitness, other than cardiovascular endurance, that you need to be tapping into as …

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