Health

Thursday 21 August 2014

Strength training for running

Strength training for running

part 1

CLEAN AND

PRESS WITH

BARBELL

1/ Start by holding a barbell on the floor with your feet and hands hip-width apart.

2/ Push your head up and then pull the barbell up, keeping your arms straight. Drop under the bar into a low squat.

3/ Stand upright with the bar across your shoulders.

4/ Develop into a press overhead.

BENT OVER

ROW WITH

KETTLEBELLS

1/ Start by bending forwards with a straight back and knees slightly bent while holding kettlebells with straight arms and your palms facing inwards.

2/ Raise the kettle up to the sides of the chest then lower back down to start position.

REAR DELT

ROW ON BOSU

1/ Start by standing on the Bosu, bending over at the waist with a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing inwards.

2/ Raise the dumbbells up to shoulder height, keeping the back straight and then return to start position.

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