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Improve Your Running By Strengthening and Activating Your Glutes

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Recently, when we were talking about injury prevention and improving your running form, I told you that strengthening and activating your glutes was an important measure that will do both. You may have heard a coach or trainer talk about “firing up your glutes.” That is because, due to our mostly sedentary lifestyle, our gluteal muscles develop muscle amnesia, and basically forget that they need to activate and get involved with our movement, whether it’s running, weight lifting, or simply the everyday movements of life. Injury can be another cause of inactive glutes. When a person is injured, their body...

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