Run strong

Engaging in the correct strength training at the right time can make a world of difference to your running.

In the previous issues I shared exercises for pelvic strengthening and stabilisation. Stabilisation was the second of the four key strength aspects for runners. The four key strength aspects which should be trained in the following order are: posture, pelvic stabilisation, strength, and plyometric power.

In this issue, we explore large muscle strength. This is quite a popular topic and is what most people associate with strength training for runners.

Hopefully, over the past few months, you

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