Get Ready to Power Up Your Running Performance with Char’s Runner’s Strength Series 2024!

Are you ready to kick your running up a notch with my Runner’s Strength Series 2024? Strength training is your superpower. A strong runner enjoys increased power and running efficiency, fewer injuries and reduced fatigue. Let’s dive into what makes my six-week strength series a must-try for every runner.

What’s On the Agenda?

Gear up for three fun-packed workouts per week, each developed with simple but effective exercises to help improve your running and make you feel powerful and, most importantly, strong!

 Here’s how each session rolls out:

  • Warm-Up (10 minutes): Start with bodyweight or resistance band exercises that challenge your balance and fire up those single-leg muscles. It’s all about setting the stage for a killer workout.
  • Main Workout (25 minutes): Grab your dumbbells because it’s time to work on stability and becoming stronger with a big focus on core and glute strength. The workouts rotate through the lower-body, whole-body, upper-body, and core-focused workouts. The series uses lots of the same exercises but in different and creative ways to keep it interesting and challenging. 
  • Cool Down: Wind down with stretches that enhance flexibility and recovery, ensuring you’re ready to hit the ground running. Literally!

Timing is Everything

Depending on the day, you’ll punch out intervals of 45:15, 40:20, or 60:20. That’s seconds of work to seconds of rest, keeping the intensity just right and the boredom at bay.

Why I Recommend 3 Strength Sessions a Week

  • Efficient Training: Just three 30-minute sessions a week are enough. We’re here to boost your strength without stealing time from those scenic runs you love.
  • Injury Prevention: Strength training improves muscular imbalances and stabilisation and improves your ability to withstand force therefore less injuries and more time enjoying the trails.
  • Power Boost: Strengthening your legs and core, especially, translates into more powerful strides and better stability—crucial for the unpredictable terrains of trail running.
  • Glute Engagement: Getting those glutes firing improves your running efficiency and helps ward off injuries.
  • Improved Posture and Stamina: Stronger muscles support better posture, reducing fatigue, meaning you can run longer and stronger.
  • Well-being Wonder: There’s a unique joy in feeling strong. Strength training complements your running and enhances your physical and mental fortitude. 

Ready, Set, Strengthen!

Remember, the proof is in the pudding (or the workout). Commit to three weekly sessions, and you’ll quickly see why strength training is worth it. It’s more than just training; it’s about transforming your runs, body, and mind.

So, lace up your sneakers, grab those dumbbells, and join us today!

So far we’ve released three workouts. 

Workout One

Workout Two

Workout Three

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