TRAINING INFORMATION AND TIPS - BLUE BUTTONS ARE HYPERLINKS

WARM UP DRILLS - VIDEO

This video demonstrates and explains, technically, the purpose of several warm up drills.   Pay attention to the form recommendations.   These drills are suggested prior to speed workouts and on race day.

WARM UP LUNGE MATRIX - VIDEO

A very popular and commonly used dynamic warm up routine popularized by respected physical therapists.  An athlete would do this pre-workout, prior to more active warm up drills like A and B skips.

HIP & CORE TRAINING FOR RUNNERS - VIDEO

Strength and conditioning of the hips and core are important elements of fast and injury free running.   These exercises can be done several times a week.  Best performed after normal easy days.

 CORE TRAINING FOR RUNNERS - VIDEO

A selection of 5 intermediate level core strengthening routines.  Use these to build your total body strength to make you a faster, more healthy runner.  Upon completion, you can move to CORE H.

HIP & CORE TRAINING FOR RUNNERS - VIDEO

Lateral stability drills including a very good drill called a "speed skater".  Can be done anywhere.   These drills help you blance the power your hamstrings and glutes create and keep that momentum pointed down the track.  

ADVANCED CORE TRAINING FOR RUNNERS - VIDEO

An advanced total core strengthening routine.  NOT for beginners.  You should be able to do the MYRTLS and worked through the progression workouts, at left, easily before moving to this more rigorous workout.