Running Strength Exercise: Lunges

Lunges are a well-known and classic strength exercise for runners — and it’s with good reason! They are a great way to strengthen running-specific muscles.


They are a good exercise to include as part of your general strength routines, but also make an excellent pre-run exercise to make sure that you’re ready to run efficiently.


Check out the correct form cues as well as tips in the video.


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