We runners know many great exercises for strong glutes or quads. However, we might underestimate how important strong hips are for our running biomechanics!
If you are an overpronator and want to strengthen muscles responsible for excessive movement of your knees and arches – you’re in the right place. We’ve got a very simple hip workout for you, to target the abductors, adductors, hip flexors and extensors.
Enjoy the video workout :-)
Thera-Band Resistance Bands
The red band provides medium resistance (5.5 pounds of force when stretched to 200% of its length); green provides a heavier resistance of 6.7 pounds; blue provides heavier resistance (with 8.6 pounds of force). Higher resistance bands are great for people who already work out regularly. Beginners may want to start with a lower one.
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These are exercises that we've found very useful and want to share with our customers. But we're not certified instructors. Always consult your specialist before beginning any exercise programme. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional to design an appropriate exercise prescription. If you experience any pain or difficulty with these exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider.