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5 Ab Exercises for Runners

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Improve your stride and flatten your belly with these five abdominal moves.
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Here is an ab workout that I did occasionally. I liked to alternate my exercises so that I wouldn't plateau in my progress.

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The Best Cross-Training for Runners

The Best Cross-Training for Runners | everett ce | Scoop.it
A well-rounded running routine doesn't just mean time on the track and on the hills. Here's how to add cross training to your schedule for a stronger, faster pe
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This showed me the importance of cross training. While doing rehab for my knee, I did a lot of stationary bike work, and it kept my legs strong without the stress on my knee

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Runner's Knee Stretches

These stretches have cured my runner's knee and allowed me to resume running. I hope they help you as well. I am not a physical therapist or a physician and ...
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I watched this routine, and took most of the stretches and integrated them into my own. I now do most of the stretches from this video everyday before running or working out.

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Exercises for Sprinters

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Exercises For Sprinters. Sprinting can be one of the most difficult sports at which to excel, as you have very little time in which to channel your efforts.
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I used this for some workouts that sprinters use for strengthening their legs. My knee injury prevented me from doing most of these exercises regularly

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Shoulder Sprain Exercises

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Shoulder Sprain Exercises. A rehabilitation program that includes exercises to restore flexibility and strength in the shoulder is essential for treating a shoulder sprain, which is characterized by damage to the ligaments that stabilize the...
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This webiste showed me some valuable exercises to stretch out my shoulder after my injury. I started easing into these exercises, though a lot of them caused me pain to start out

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Ab-solutely Necessary

Runners need strong abs almost as much as strong legs.
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I plucked a few ab exercises from here. With an injured shoulder and knee, I was limited in how I could exercise for a few weeks. Abs were something I did almost daily.

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The Best Foods For Runners

The Best Foods For Runners | everett ce | Scoop.it
The 15 foods runners need for good health and top performance.
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I got some good tips on this website on eating. I think I've been able to stay in shape during my injury in large part due to my diet. 

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Intervals - High intensity training for your running routine

Intervals - High intensity training for your running routine | everett ce | Scoop.it
Running Intervals require you to run very hard for a specific time or distance followed by rest. Then you repeat!
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This website gives some good interval workouts for runners racing the 800m. I used these ideas as well as the instruction of my coach, Mr. Overstreet, to craft my workouts

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Knee Exercises for Runners

Knee Exercises for Runners | everett ce | Scoop.it
Taking good care of your knees is an important way to avoid injury as a runner. Knee injuries are some of the most frustrating and painful for enthusiasts of the sport. To avoid injury, do exercises that build strength in the muscles around the knee.
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This website gave me some good insight on exercises to help me heal my runner's knee. I started doing many of these and gradually saw improvement.

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Shoulder Sprain Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Shoulder Sprain Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options | everett ce | Scoop.it
Shoulder Sprain - an easy to understand guide covering causes, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and prevention plus additional in depth medical information.
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This website helped me self diagnose my shoulder injury. I learned what ligament I had likely injured. I knew then that I should stop throwing javelin

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