Day 17

So, I’ve been getting you to do a lot of mobility work throughout the challenge so far… Make sure you watch today’s video to see why hip mobility is so important for endurance athletes!

Mobility Routine

    Check out the mobility routine: video here

  • #1: Modified Pigeon Stretch – 2 sets of 12 reps to each side
  • #2: Lateral Hip Stretch – 2 sets of 20 reps (7sec holds) alternating sides throughout
  • #3: ‘Spiderman Rotations’ – 2 sets of 12 alternating reps with each leg forward

Plyometric Drills

  • Double Leg Jumps (video) – 5 x 20sec
  • Single Leg Hops (video) – 5 x 10sec on each leg

Running Technique Insights

In a later stage of the challenge, we’ll be thinking more about running form, with various drills for you to practice.

In the meantime, watch the video below to see how all the hip mobility work you’ve been doing will have knock-on consequences to your running technique.