Globe & Mail Article: How can I strengthen my glutes for running?

How can I strengthen my glutes for running?The question: While training for a marathon I developed some back pain. My doctor told me my glutes are not strong and I need to strengthen them. The pain is because my back is compensating. Can you suggest some exercises?

The answer: When running, the glutes (bum) should be the muscle group primarily responsible for pulling the leg backward. When the glutes pull the leg back behind the body, the motion is called “hip extension.” Read More

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