Novice or competitor, every runner’s secret weapon is total-body strength. If you’re preparing for your first 5K, the right training can help you feel confident and run injury-free. If you’re aiming for a new personal record, these compound movements can tone your entire posterior chain and boost your agility for that extra edge you need to shave off the seconds.
- Perform the warm-ups for 30 seconds on each side.
- Perform 12 reps of each movement in each workout circuit.
- Complete Circuit 1 three times, and rest for two minutes before you perform Circuit 2 three times.
- Allow at least a full minute for the cool-down.