Full Body Home Workout For Runners
Written By: SportsShoes
In what is our toughest #NoFunStandingStill AT HOME session yet, PT Harrison Sellers pushes you to your max with this hardcore, full body home workout for runners.
Harry is a Barry's Bootcamp trainer, Men's Health model and has even completed an Ironman, so he knows exactly what it takes to push the boundaries of physical performance. With a focus on technique and control, this comprehensive, high intensity workout utilises periods of all-out effort to ramp up your heart rate and deliver running-specific strength and conditioning.
Time: 45 Minutes
- A comprehensive full body workout
- Running specific drills
- Delivers running-specific strength and conditioning
- Strong emphasis on technique
- Guaranteed to get your heart rate pumping
This running specific warm up is designed to get your hamstrings lit up and your glutes firing. This routine is also perfect for a pre-long run warm up to get your body ready to stride out.
1. Static Warm Up:
- Thoracic Rotation
- Step Out and Rotate Around
2. Dynamic Warm Up:
- High Knees on the Spot
- Stiff Leg Runners
- Dynamic Hamstring Kicks
Works the core and boosts flexibility
- Lateral Bear Walk
- Bird Dog with Extension
- Back Extension
Running-Specific Strength and Conditioning Drills
40 seconds on, 20 seconds off
3 circuits of each exercise
A focus on unilateral exercises, single leg stability and engaging the core
- Reverse Lunge into Knee Drive - 20 seconds each leg
- Single Leg Russian Deadlift, focusing on moving slowly and engaging through the core - 20 seconds each leg
- Lateral Speed Skaters – alternate for 40 seconds
Full Body Workout
3 exercises in each section
Firstly, 30 seconds on and 30 seconds off for each movement
Then add all exercises into a 2 minute circuit with two minute rest (reps shown below)
Complete 3 circuits
- Butterfly Sit Ups x 8
- Glute Raise x 6
- Burpees x 4
- Mountain Climbers x 12
- Squats x 6
- Broad Jump into Reverse Bear Crawl x 3
Finish off with cool down.
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