Kettlebell Exercises for Runners

cross-training-tips

Cross training is very important to running. You can become a faster and stronger runner by focusing on your muscles and strength. Check out these tips, from Womensrunning.com. to get you stronger and faster for the Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon!

Kettlebell Swing

This exercise mobilizes your joints and sets off a firing sequence throughout your posterior chain of muscles, especially your glutes.”

Sotts Press

“The move builds massive core strength while helping the shoulders and legs endure whatever you might throw at them. This is the perfect example of strength meeting balance.”

Windmills

Increase range of motion in your hamstrings, activate your glutes, strengthen your core, and stabilize your shoulders with this move.”

For the complete article on half marathon training visit WomensRunning.com, here