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6 Must-Do Exercises for Runners

While running is an awesome exercise in and of itself, strength training is also an important part of becoming a better runner.  Incorporating exercises that work your hamstrings, glutes and core can help you hit new distance and speed PR’s while also preventing injury.

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Deadlift

Many runners are hamstring dominant, which can lead to unbalance and an improper running form.  The deadlift uses a hip hinge that is important in running to strengthen and help you learn to engage your glutes.

How-To: With dumbbells in hand and feet shoulder-width apart, hinge at the hips, keeping a slight bend in your knees as you lower the dumbbells along your shins.  Go as far as possible while still maintaining a flat back and then squeeze your glutes to come back up.

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25 Must Do Workout Moves For Partners

Ready to get sweaty with your swolemate?  Try these innovative moves designed to build strength and increase flexibility from some of our favorite Instagram accounts.

 

Photo by: DC Photograpghy by Kristen McBride Models: Erin Sowmya and Bryan Chalien

Photo by: DC Photograpghy by Kristen McBride
Models: Erin Sowmya and Bryan Chalien

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We’re all smiles just looking at this picture, which ensures you get a great back stretch while gazing into your partner’s eyes.

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Top Track Workouts

Taking your workout outside is a great way to switch things up and get some fresh air at the same time.  Head to the local track with one of these workouts!

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Bleacher Running Workout // The Concrete Runner

This effective workout takes advantage of the bleachers for a complete cardio, booty and thigh workout.

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