Strength And Con­di­tion­ing For Ultra Run­ners: Part Two

Writ­ten By Har­vey Law­ton

Founder of The Move­ment Blue­print, Har­vey is an exper­i­enced and well-respec­ted strength coach, spe­cial­ising in train­ing and cor­rect­ive exer­cise for those with endur­ance goals and those who want to ‘move bet­ter’.

26 July 2020

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Har­vey Law­ton is a strength and con­di­tion­ing coach spe­cial­ising in train­ing for endur­ance ath­letes and is the founder of The Move­ment Blue­print, an estab­lished online train­ing plat­form offer­ing solu­tions to improve your per­form­ance from every angle.

Har­vey has put togeth­er a series of four workouts, which we will be shar­ing over the next four weeks. The focus of this four-part series is to provide you with the tools required to build the mobil­ity and strength that will in turn bene­fit your run­ning per­form­ance.

It’s import­ant to remem­ber that the time you spend away from training/the gym is also invalu­able to your pro­gress, so be sure to con­tin­ue with addi­tion­al mobil­ity work out­side of your ses­sions. This may be in the form of foam rolling, trig­ger point myofas­cial release work, or pass­ive mobil­ity routines whereby you can hold stat­ic stretches for around 90–120 seconds each. These are all tools that will help optim­ise your recov­ery.

Each week, Har­vey will be pro­gress­ing the ses­sion slightly, hop­ing that you will pro­gress too. He has also made videos to cor­res­pond with each exer­cise, so if you’re unsure, give the videos a watch.

Workout 2

This week’s ses­sion offers the same eth­os as last week, but provides an oppor­tun­ity for you to increase load with cer­tain move­ments (eg the dead­lift and squat pat­terns). This, com­bined with a con­tin­ued emphas­is on single limb train­ing and trunk stability/strength, will stand you in good stead as you con­tin­ue on your train­ing jour­ney — be it pre­par­ing for an event or increas­ing your mileage.

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