Strengthen Your Legs for Downhill Running

In this week’s new video I demonstrate a simple exercise to help build leg strength for running downhill.

So many runners find the hardest part of running a hilly course to be the downhill sections… The knees and quadriceps often take a hammering.

Give these tips a try to help your body better stand-up to the demands of downhill running 🙂

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Last updated on April 14th, 2019.
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  1. How often should one do this exercise starting out? You said 5-6 sets of 30 seconds each. Should this be done twice a week? More often?
    If one is also incorporating running downhill in training should they still continue doing this exercise and if so, should they decrease how often they do it?

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