This hip strengthening exercise is a perfect complement to targeted hip work (like side-lying leg lifts.) This is a favorite exercise to give athletes with hip weakness or strong hip muscles that don’t fire because it teaches your body to properly fire the hip muscles while building strength in a running-specific angle. How it works: … Continue reading Running-Specific Hip Strengthening
Runners often ask, should I stretch? I cannot answer that for you without looking at your muscle length. Only a problematic, tight muscle truly needs to be stretched, otherwise you are better off spending time on mobility and rolling. However, if a tight muscle is noted by your therapist or trainer, this approach is an … Continue reading Contract-Relax Muscle Energy Stretches
A before and after of an athlete who I am working with in the garage gym. Pay attention to the instability in her right knee.
In just 15-20 minutes, gain or maintain core strength important to injury prevention. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qVh-k_6Uo4
I've remade my pull-up video because I felt like I missed a lot on the first video. I have a good group of mostly female runners (some men, some non-runners) on Instagram who are either working towards their first pull-up or hoping to increase their max. Join us at https://www.instagram.com/pullups.every.day.challenge/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjFty9vcWOs&t=3s
This is a challenging circuit using an Airex balance pad. Please practice on a stable surface first. This video is part of my strength training for runners series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WzYdCUJayk&t=5s
In this video, you will learn everything you need to know about piriformis syndrome. I also like to think of it as covering hip dysfunction in general but the focus is on the piriformis. Last year, I learned that I had a weak piriformis after I suffered a femornal neck bone injury. The piriformis protects … Continue reading Piriformis Syndrome
Hey running and athletic friends! I just finished a new video, working with Tom Michaud again, showing beginner and advanced core exercises. A strong core.....