5 Moves to Run Like a Pro

5 Moves to Run Like a Pro

This runner's workout will have you moving and hitting muscles that will set you up for all the support you need while striding along.

We’ve made it simple to strengthen your body in order to become a pro runner. Running is about more than just strong legs. These 5 moves will target your legs, butt, and core, which are all key muscle groups that you use running. This runner’s workout will have you moving and hitting muscles that will set you up for all the support you need while striding along.

Many fitness enthusiasts encounter aches, pains, and strains they’ve never experienced before when training to run. Our 5 moves will strengthen the key parts of your body that are necessary to support your running so that you don’t injure yourself or lose time due to stress or pain. It’s an essential workout for any runner.

Equipment Needed: Interval timer (Gymboss is a free app download)

What to Do: Perform each exercise for 1 minute, rest 15 seconds and jump into the next exercise. Rest 1 minute in between rounds.

Beginner’s Level: 2 rounds
Intermediate Level: 3 rounds
Advanced Level: 4 rounds

Exercises:

1. Plyometric Lunges
2. Russian Twist
3. Side Plank with Reach Through Twist
4. Single Leg Squat with Kick-Back
5. Alternating Heel Touch

Plyometric Lunges

Russian Twist

Side Plank with Reach Through Twist

Single Leg Squat with Kick-Back

Alternating Heel Touch

Ready to take on a running challenge? Try these tips and workouts:
6 Yoga Poses for Stronger Running
Running Program for Absolute Beginners
9 Ways to Improve Your Running Form

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