Matt Molloy – Lateral Hip Strength Drill

Dec 22, 2011   //   by James Dunne   //   Injury & Rehab Information  //  1 Comment  //  Affiliate Disclosure  

Today we decided to film Matt Molloy, top Irish Age Grouper, during his Running Technique and Running Strength session coached by James Dunne.

The short clip below is one great example of the multiplanar strength exercises which Kinetic Revolution use with such success to develop lateral and rotational strength around the hips of triathletes and runners. We focus regularly on these planes of motion, even though the athletes normally engage in linear movements. Improving strength, mobility, power and stability in multiple planes builds a much stronger runner.

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James has an academic background in Sport Rehabilitation and a special interest in Applied Biomechanics. He currently coaches a large number of Runners and Triathletes across all levels of ability and performance. He's grown a strong reputation for enabling athletes to improve their running performance and overcome running injuries through improving their Running Technique and developing Running Specific Strength.

 

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  • Attention: My tennis-loving friends, this is exercise looks fantastic for improving your lateral (sideways) power and speed! (But take it easy at first if you’re not quite as fit as this triathlete seems to be.)

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