Running tips: Strength exercises

Whether you’re just starting out running or training for a big race, strength exercises and proper stretching play a crucial role in your overall performance, recovery and injury prevention.

Strength training helps to increase the ability of your bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles to withstand the impact of running and help prevent injury.

Start with 20-minute strength workouts 3-5 times a week. Some key and simple exercises to help strengthen your key running muscles include:

● Squats

● Good Mornings

● Lunges

● Planks

The trick is to gradually build up your strength and master your form correctly.

Information provided by Momentum Bootcamps