Hip Hikes

Healthy Hips = Heathly Runners

Hip Hikes are a great exercise to improve the strength of the hips. This exercise strengthens the gluteus medius muscle located in the side of your hips and buttocks.

Weakness or muscle imbalance in the hip complex can lead to a variety of issues:

  • low back pain
  • hip pain, including IT and TFL issues
  • knee pain
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Kang Squats

By now you know that a strong runner regularly strengthens their posterior chain muscles – calf muscles, hamstrings, gluteus maximus and medius, latissimus dorsi and the erector spinae muscles – essentially all the backside muscles from your head to your heels.

A Kang Squat is a combination movement – a good morning and a squat. 

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