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Here is a safe guide on how to perform Strengthening exercises Running Specific.
It is essential to support your running with strengthening exercises which are specific to it. This will allow you to prevent injuries, improve your performance, and most of all Enjoy your Run!
Perform only after Dynamic warm up running specific.
Perform 2 sessions a week, ideally the day you don’t run.
a) Begin with your feet hip-distance apart. Lower into a squat as you extend your arms, elbows bent and hands in loose fists. Push your hips back and keep your weight on your heels.
b) Push off the balls of your feet and jump, letting your arms swing behind you. Land softly on the balls of your feet.
Land as quietly as possible, which requires control.
30 jumps in total for the first 2 weeks, 40 the next 2 weeks.
Perform either moving forward or on site.
Add to more baby plyometric running s specific for a complete strengthening routine!
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Yours in Physio, Luca V. Piazza – Senior Msk & Sport Physiotherapist – Dip Running Rehabilitation – Dip Medical Acupuncture – Dip Spinal Manipulation
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