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Tag Archives: glute strength

Loosen up Those Tight Hips with the Lizard Pose

Hips tight after a long day in the office and/or traffic? Loosen them up before your evening run with the lizard pose, a great movement to work on hip mobility and activate your glutes! Coach Phil guides you through this variation on the runner’s stretch. Philip Levi is an elite level health coach based in […]

Improve Mobility with the High Knee to Sumo Squat

Turn the high knee stretch into something a little more dynamic by adding a sumo squat! Coach Phil shows you how to add in some work for the glutes and ankles, improving your mobility on the run. Philip Levi is an elite level health coach based in Burlingame, CA. You can follow him on Instagram […]

Become a More Explosive Runner Using the Jumping Split Lunge

Got the lunge down? It’s a great stretch, but you can make it more dynamic to work on improving the body control needed for sound acceleration and deceleration. Coach Philip Levi demonstrates the jumping split lunge — like always, make sure your form is on point before tackling these too aggressively! Philip Levi is an elite […]

Try the High Knee with Freeze to Improve Your Form and Work the Glutes

The glutes need to work to drive you forward when running any distance. Try a few reps of the high knee with freeze – do them consistently, and you might notice a huge improvement in your running form, power, and speed. Coach Philip Levi runs you though them! Philip Levi is an elite level health […]

Put Your Back into Your Run With Skydivers

Thumbs up for this one! Skydivers will get your back and glute muscles stronger and more ready to keep you stable and strong on the run — and they’ll also change the way you look at three-pound weights! Coach Philip walks you through proper form (watch those shoulders!) to make sure you’re getting the most out […]

Get Your Glutes Firing With the Bridge Complex

Glutes don’t always come to mind when thinking of running, but you shouldn’t forget about them! They’re a vital part of the whole chain of muscles driving you forward, and as we all know, you’re only as strong as the weakest link in the chain. Building up the glutes can get you running more efficiently […]