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
1. Plyometric Lunges
2. Russian Twist
3. Side Plank with Reach Through Twist
4. Single Leg Squat with Kick-Back
5. Alternating Heel Touch
Side Plank with Reach Through Twist
Single Leg Squat with Kick-Back
Alternating Heel Touch
Make sure that you subscribe to our newsletter, so that you don’t miss out on anything SkinnyMs.
We’d love to hear what you think of this post, or what you’d like to see on our site. Leave us a comment in the comments section below.