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Strength & Conditioning for Runners Workshop

There is increasing evidence to support the importance of doing strength and resistance training if you're a runner. If you're serious about increasing your distances, reducing your time and preventing injuries that stop you running longer term, strength and resistance training is crucial!

As part of our support for the runners of the Eastleigh 10k, we've been holding regular Strength & Conditioning Workshops in our Chandlers Ford 'Strong Room'. These have proved so popular and the feedback so positive, that we've decided to roll them out as a regular workshop. 

Here's our upcoming S&C For Runners Workshop Dates

More dates coming soon, watch this space!

Who is the S&C For Runners Workshop for? 

Strength and resistance training is an extremely important component for runners. Working on your strength has many potentail benefits, including: 

  • It improves running economy, increasing efficiency of oxygen and energy demand
  • It increases your power
  • It will decrease your injury risk
  • It will increase your strength endurance
  • It will increases your muscle and tendon's ability to manage the load demands placed upon it

The most common areas of weakness in runners are:

  • Calf
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Quads

This is not to say that runners have weakness in all of these muscles, but it is common to have a weakness or imbalance in any 1 or combination of these areas. All of which can be addressed through strength training. But what is the most efficient and effective use of your time and what are the best exercises to do? 

If you'd like to learn more about incorportaing strength and conditioning into your running training schedule, then come and join us for a 1 hour practical workshop with our Sports & Rehabilitaion Therapy Team.

The S&C For Runners Workshop is perfect for you if:

  • You are a regular runner or just starting to run and are keen to help yourself enjoy a lifelong love of running
  • You are training for an event or race and so are looking to progress your running speed, distance or performance 
  • You suffer with recurrent injuries that you think might be related to your running and want to build your physical durability 

What does the Foam Roller Workshop involve? 

The 1 hour, practical session will help you:

  • Understand the importance of S&C for runners
  • Learn some key S&C exercises that you can add to your routine
  • Tackle any injury questions or concerns you may have through Q&As

All equipment is provided. It is a practical workshop, so please wear something comfortable and trainers that you can exercsie in. They are run by our Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy Team.

How do I book a space in the S&C Workshop? 

Dates for our upcoming S&C for runners workshops are at the top of this page. Booking for each workshop can be made online using the link. Spaces are limited, so booking is essential. 

How much is the S&C For Runners Workshop?

The workshops are £16.58 per person. 

Strength & Conditioning runners

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"Absolutely recommend this session, and have told all of my fellow runners about the course."

"Really good information and very well presented"

"What an enjoyable course, well worth the visit"

"Learned a lot of good tips"

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