Fitness Logo of My Kit Bag Fitness Logo of Sports People
Home |  How to Train |  Fitness Directory |  Get Training |  Shop

Long Distance Running

Main Page
Having the flexibility and range of movement in your muscles allows your body to be able to perform all the training needed of a middle distance runner.

We are not saying that you need to have the flexibility of a gymnast, but many injuries are caused in athletics by a lack of range of movement in the major muscles used when running.

Muscles to pay particular attention to are fairly obvious ones in terms of running. This need to be done on a continual basis as training tightens muscles and can cause injuries.

The main muscles to work on a the calf (both with bent and straight legs - to get gastronemius and soleus), hamstring, gluts and quadriceps.

Main Training Techniques Page
Find out about Online Training

Long Distance Overview
Speed Training
Fitness Training
Strength for Long Distances
Running Kit
Getting Involved

  Any comments?

©Momentum Sports