Tag Archives: Butt exercises for runners

Sprinting Rules pt.2

Your butt muscles’ ability to engage at the right time and generate force into the ground is a major key to running fast. Here’s how to bring them up to speed! Continue reading

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Single Leg Solutions

Want to quickly assess your risk for a future running-related injury? What about efficiency? Every runner wants to run fast with less effort. Would you like to peal back the curtain and observe a possible energy leak? Continue reading

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The Marching Bridge Exercise

I’ve recently written about how weak glutes can undermine and eventually derail your training. After working with hundreds of clients over the past 12 years I can say one thing with certainty. Weak butt muscles are an epidemic and, more than likely, you’ve got some work to do, too. Again, if you’ve got weak glutes it’s not a matter of IF you will get a running injury, but WHEN. The Marching Bridge a simple and effective exercise to build up that critical muscle group. Continue reading

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Fixing Your Pancakey Butt

Now that I’ve got you checking out everybody’s pancake butt, it’s time to learn how to fix this disturbing trend. For best results, follow this 3-step plan. Continue reading

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