Strength training is just as important for runners as it is for athletes competing in other sports. Adding a strength training program to your regular running routine can help improve performance and decrease your risk for certain types of running related injuries. Unfortunately not enough runners add strength training to their training programs until they are advised by a physical therapist after an injury occurs.
5 Benefits of strength training for runners
1. Run faster
2. Improve finishing kick
3. Improve body composition
4. Prevent injuries
5. Improve running mechanics
How Should Runners...
There is never a wrong time to improve your golf game and improve your health at the same time. Whether you’ve been lucky enough to get out on the course already, or even if you are still waiting for the last bit of snow to melt here are 6 simple exercises from our physical therapists to help improve your golf game. For video demonstration of each exercise visit our exercise video library.
Can be performed with a light weight or resistance band. Start with your Right Hand placed over your Left Hip. Rotate arm out so that you are leading with your thump up, and raise your arm in a...