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Weight Training for Runners (Pt.1) –
Head Coach of the Kenya Experience running camps, Hugo van den Broek, gives a detailed guide to weight training for distance runners.
In this video (part 2) Hugo and Collins demonstrate the lunge exercise which is a fantastic exercise for runners to incorporate into strength training routines. The lunge helps to strengthen the glutes, hamstrings and quadriceps in a way that is very specific to the dynamic movement of running. We teach our muscles to be reactive to the ground by forcefully…