STRENGTH & CONDITIONING – RUNSTRONG
Do you want the industry-leading Functional running strength Sessions to make you the best you can be in your next event? Are you prepared to be challenged and ultimately improve? Well we have this for you RUNSTRONG. Results guaranteed!
Training with RUNLAB you train like an Athlete! The sessions, the structure and ethos set you apart as a runner when you train with us. Accredited Athlete and Coach Vlad Shatrov have developed the industry leading training framework that is RUNLAB and we continue to push the boundaries with and for you.
We understand what it takes to be able to improve your running and take it to the next level. That’s why we have RUNSTRONG. RUNSTRONG is not only an Strength based gym workout but an education on running, carefully structured and delivered professionally, by our passionate coaches.
We totally get that doing these workouts in a gym or at home by yourself can be difficult and frustrating. Even those at the top of their chosen profession find that if they really want to improve and be challenged, a group environment is a huge advantage
RUNSTRONG is our dynamic functional strength class specifically for runners. Improving your strength allows you to hold better form and running efficiency. This equals faster running and less chance of injury!
RUNSTRONG ULTRA is a variation of our RUNSTRONG offering. This class has a specific focus on developing added strength for Ultra running events.
Identifying any imbalances you may have with your running stride and muscle composition and working to address them will only improve your running, as will further strengthening those key muscle groups giving you the endurance adaptions required to perform at your peak.
This is the perfect addition for the dedicated runner wanting to take their running to the next level and those returning from injury. We incorporate strength work targeting the following muscle groups within each 60-75 minute class.
- Lower body, and
- Upper body
Additionally we target and work on a focus in relation these three areas of running form
Upper Body form
Focuses on the developing and improving movement patterns for improved running form derived from the upper body including
- Even arm swing and power
- Relaxed arm carrying and relaxed upper body muscles
- Body positioning from the hips to the head with muscles correctly engaged to support a forward and upright posture
Lower Body Form
Focuses on the developing and improving movement patterns for improved running form derived from the lower body including
- Foot landing and positioning closer to being inline with the hips
- Stride pattern and leg lift balanced and even
- Economical cadence
Speed, Agility and Power
Focuses on the developing and improving movement patterns for improved running form derived from being able to recruit necessary muscle fibres and patterns of movement including
- Being agile
- Being aware
- Developing good speed of movement when engaging various muscle groups.
RUNSTRONG is suitable for anyone wanting a high energy strength session incorporating overall body strength exercises specifically targeting leg strengthening and core exercises with a focus on what will help you become a stronger, efficient and more aware runner. If you enjoy your running, then this is the class for you.
We accommodate different standards of runners and runners of varying running history within the same session by modifying exercises when required.