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My Favourite Strength Exercise For Runners

SINGLE LEG DEADLIFT ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฆฉ Top choice for runners and anyone who frequently stands on one leg (which is basically all of us by the way - watch how you walk in slow motion if you need proof!


Why?


โœ… Strengthen Hamstrings

โœ… Improving Balance & Stability

โœ… Build Powerful Legs


How?


๐Ÿฆฉ Start initially by practicing with no weights

๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ When youโ€™re ready hold some dumbbells (or a barbell if you have one)

๐Ÿ‘ Add into your weekly weights routine 1-2x per week and see how you feel


In terms of sets and repetitions it would depend on your goal but start initially with lighter weights, 2 sets of 10 each leg, and over time you can increase weights as much as your legs can handle.


Give it a try next session and let me know how you get on.


FRANK

Your Personal Trainer / Part-Time Flamingo



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