If you’re goal is to run and train consistently, then these glute exercises for you.
Fact is, most running injuries can be avoided through smarter training and adding in targeted exercises.
On the exercise front, the key is to target areas that are often imbalanced and to make them “runner-specifc.”
Runner-specific exercises are key, as they give the best carry-over into running. Think of it like this: should a swimmer strength train like a cyclist? Of course not — they should use exercises that carry over to their sport. Well, running is no different.
Give these three exercises a try. As a Physical Therapist, these three exercises are used often to help runners overcome injury, run more consistently, and feel great all season long.