Strength training

  • Speed training

    Speed training

    3rd April 2017

    Rf reveals how to inject some extra pace into your training plan with speed training

  • Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug For Runners

    Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug For Runners

    17th March 2017

    Target Muscle/s: erector spinae, obliques, rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis Sets & Reps: 12 repetitions (alternating legs) Tempo: Lift for 2 seconds, slowly lower for 4 seconds Frequency: Twice a week strength training program Rationale The ‘Dead Bug’ is a popular…

  • Benefits of the Medicine Ball for Running

    Benefits of the Medicine Ball for Running

    5th March 2017

    Running is a consistency sport: the more times you run, in theory, the better you will get. Increasing the frequency of times we spend on our feet will enable our body to accustom itself to the metronomic movement of running,…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Kneeling Pelvic Tilt

    Exercise Of The Month: Kneeling Pelvic Tilt

    23rd December 2016

    Matt Phillips is a Running Injury Specialist & Video Gait Analyst at StrideUK & Studio57clinic in Sussex. You can follow Matt on Twitter: @sportinjurymatt TARGET MUSCLES: Rectus femoris (lengthen) and Gluteus medius (strengthen) SETS & REPS: 12 repetitions (each leg) TEMPO: Slow and…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Glute Crab Walk

    Exercise Of The Month: Glute Crab Walk

    11th November 2016

    Matt Phillips is a Running Injury Specialist & Video Gait Analyst at StrideUK & Studio57clinic in Sussex. You can follow Matt on Twitter: @sportinjurymatt TARGET MUSCLES: Gluteus medius and maximus SETS & REPS: 8 side steps (out & back) x…

  • Get up that hill

    Get up that hill

    11th August 2016

    How is it some runners skip up inclines when the rest of us huff and puff to the top? With the right approach, technique and attitude, hills don’t have to be hard When you’re a beginner, simply running on the flat…

  • Excercise: Dynamic Warm Up – Lunge Matrix

    Excercise: Dynamic Warm Up – Lunge Matrix

    25th July 2016

    Running injury specialist Matt Phillips shows how to adopt a more dynamic warm up rather than going for a simple stretch routing – that could even be making things harder for you!