Runners 

2 F.R.C Drills For The Hips..All Runners Should Do

2 F.R.C Drills For The Hips..All Runners Should Do Two drills specific for adductor end range flexibility, and abductor closed-range strength. A very import muscle group to take care of as a runner, or athlete. Train like the pros with F.R.C(FunctionalRangeConditioning) Drill #1: Half Middle Split Eccentic Neural Grooving -Keep torso tall, contract core, glutes and quadriceps of extended leg -Slide extended leg to threshold range, bring fingers to the floor -Attempt to lift hands, and slide back to start Drill #2: Table Top Single Leg End Range Lift and…

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Runners 

Hip Stability Drills & Self Assessment for Runners -Greensboro, NC

Hip Stability Drills & Self Assessment for Runners http://www.LeBauerPT.com In this video I run through a quick self-assessment, squat and single leg squat, so you can determine if you are at risk for a running related injury or have a hip instability. If your knees wobble or swing to the inside/mid-line, you have hip instability. You can try these in front of a mirror or just look down to see what your knees are doing. I follow up with some drills to improve your hip and leg stability. These are…

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Leg Workouts Runners 

Exercises for Runners: Clock Lunges

Exercises for Runners: Clock Lunges Why: Improves ankle, knee, and hip stability while moving through all planes of motion. Especially important for injury prevention in the case of unanticipated movement while running (e.g. side-stepping off sidewalks, moving around other runners during a race, and avoiding slipping at water stations) How: 1. Imagine you are standing in the center of the face of a clock. 2. Keeping your right foot planted, step forward to “12 o’clock” with your left foot, reaching your arms forward at shoulder height at the same time.…

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Runners 

Walkouts with Knee to Elbow Option – Strength Exercise for Runners

Strength Exercise for Runners Walkouts to a push up plank position with a knee to elbow advanced option work your hamstrings, shoulder, abdominal, lower back and obliques in addition to promoting hip flexibility for runners. Start with 2-3 sets of 5 building up to 15. Instructions: 1. Stand up straight with your feet hip-width apart. 2. Bend at the waist and bring your hands to the floor keeping your legs and back straight. If you need to, bend your knees slightly. 3. Walk your hands forward until you are in…

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