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5 Functional Exercises Every Runner Should Be Doing

  • 3 min read
  • June 2021
  • By TB12 Team
Man in a start position on a track

Runners are really good at moving in one direction, but this overload in the sagittal plane often leads to poor hip stability and glute facilitation. Long term these deficits can lead to compensations in movement patterns and eventually injury. The exercises below help to facilitate the glute, core, and single leg dynamic stability that is crucial for any runner. As always do not forget to foam roll before and after.



Lateral Band Walks




Anterior Reach


Front Plank


Heiden Hops

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