Day 13: Killer Legs

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Who needs pretty feet when we have rocking legs?!?!

Runners have great legs…it comes from lots and LOTS of miles. But without strength training, our killer legs might fail us. They might leave us standing on the sidelines.

Without strength training, we won’t reach our full potential.

Strength training is one of the single most important non-running aspects of training that can help us become better runners. Doing legwork to supplement our roadwork strengthens muscles and joints, which can improve race times and decrease our risk of injury.

In addition to running more efficiently and reducing the risk of injuries, studies have shown that strength training can improve body composition by helping you maintain or increase your lean body mass and can decrease your percentage of body fat, helping you look leaner and burn additional calories.

Recap…strength training will:

  1. help us become better runners
  2. reduce our risk of getting hurt
  3. decrease our body fat

Let’s do this!!

Day 13 exercises: Legs / Stability – 3 sets of 10

****Click here for how to videos****

  • Hero Lunge – :30 each side
  • Fire Hydrant with Kick
  • Pistol Squat
  • Single Leg Hip Thrusts
  • Bedtime Plank

Bonus: 100 Squats! 

Work those legs and have a killer day Crew! 🙂

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