Think of Day One as an intro to functional strengthening. These are movement patterns that focus on developing strength in patterns that are used in everyday life. We will highlight both standing and floor exercises that target the most common muscle imbalances amongst runners. These exercises are not designed
On Day Two of Base3 we will incorporate exercises highlighting core work and our unique lunge matrix. “The core” is a rather vague term but think of this as the powerhouse of your running that involves the use of your stomach muscles and back muscles in a coordinated way.
Base3 Day Three is all about squats and lunges. Both squats and lunges are excellent exercises to build strength, injury resistance, and speed. Unfortunately, most runners butcher the form of both exercises. Incorrect form results in increased risk for aggravating cranky knees, but also limited effectiveness of the exercise.
Base3 Day Four is going to challenge our balance, core, and overall fitness. Running is literally balancing on one foot, then the other, over and over again. This workout is meant to help you improve your balance and strength so you can waste less energy while running, but also
Base3 Day Five is all about going after what could be the most important set of running muscles: the glutes! These muscles are continually shown to be weaker in injured runners. Squat, bridge and lunge your way to stronger glutes with this workout.
Base3 Day Six is designed to get you moving like a kid again. By moving in multiple directions with bends and twists, you’ll not only work up a sweat but also target a bunch of muscles that haven’t been used since our playground days. If you’re loving the results