Strengthening The Transverse Plane For Running

Uphill skips. Photo: John David Becker |

Exercise #3: Uphill Skips

Once you’ve gained adequate stability, you can graduate to this exercise to enhance strength and movement on all three planes. To do this, simply skip uphill, maximizing the distance you are traveling forward with each step. Focus on forward motion, keeping your core engaged to eliminate side-to-side movement. Start with 2–3 sets of 20 steps uphill.

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