GOAL: Improve the dynamic strength movements of running.
How its done; Begin standing on one foot with your hands together in front of your chest. Allow the opposite foot to hang directly below the pelvis, relaxed (A).
ACTION: Drop as quickly as you can into a single-leg squat position and “catch” yourself there (B). Hold for 1-2 seconds, then rise slowly back up to single-leg standing position and repeat. *Leave this session out if you have a known hamstring or knee issue.
Alternate workout on an exercise ball or similar if no equipment
Brace your abs and raise your hips into the air as described above, but keep your knees straight. From there, bend your knees and roll the ball back toward you. Keep your hips elevated throughout the set.