Heavy Lifting for Endurance Athletes

  

Lifting heavy weights to improve endurance performance might seem counterintuitive, but it can benefit distance athletes more than you might think.


Five Ways Runners Can Benefit From Deadlifting

  

When runners think of strength training, many go straight to the squat. But the deadlift is actually a more effective exercise that can be less disruptive to your training.


Why, When, and How to Use A Foam Roller

  

While nothing can quite replicate a good sports massage, you can enjoy many of the same benefits at home (or between massages) with a foam roller. 


Excuses We’ve All Used to Skip Weight Training

  

Weight training has amazing endurance benefits, but we tend to skip it anyway. Read this article to get motivated the next time you're feeling lazy.


Should Endurance Athletes Do Plyometric Training?

  

We all know plyometrics are good for increasing explosive power. But can "jump training" help endurance athletes as well?


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Are Strength and Mobility Holding You Back?

  

Find out if mobility and strength imbalances are limiting your performance, and try these two easy stretches to help unlock your potential.


A Firsthand Account of Rotator Cuff Injury and Prevention

  

Find out what happens after a rotator cuff injury, and how to prevent it happening to you. Spoiler: shoulder strength and mobility are key.


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Your Glutes Are Firing, I Promise

  

Have you ever been told that your glutes are not firing? This common explanation for injuries and gait issues has become overused and oversimplified; if your glutes were not firing, you would not be able to walk upright!


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The Best Core Exercises for Runners

  

Getting that six-pack has the added benefit of making you a faster, more efficient runner. Here are the exercises you need to have your strongest core ever.


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Five New Moves to Relieve Tight Hips

  

Between training and sitting at a desk, many athletes suffer from hip tightness. This can manifest in many ways, from low back pain to decreased power and performance. These simple moves will help address the surrounding musculature of your hips, increasing strength and mobility for the long run.


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