Run Strong with Coach Nicola
Would you like to run faster but feel you run out of speed too soon?
Do you want to run further but find aches and niggles are stopping you each time you increase the distance?
Have you been told that strength training is good for runners but you just don’t know where to start?
Do you enjoy running but don’t think you have time to fit in any other exercise or cross-training?
Have you been injured and want to enjoy running again without the fear of injury holding you back?
Do you want to become a better, stronger runner so you can reach whatever goals you set yourself?
Here’s how strength training can help you become a stronger runner
My Run Strong class is for you if
You enjoy running but keep getting injured or have ongoing niggles which cause frustration
You want to run faster but despite adding speed work you can’t quite seem to hit the times
You are a new runner who wants to build a strong foundation for your running journey
You feel you have plateaued and no matter what you do you just don’t seem to improve
You want to run further but every time you increase the distance you get pain
You want to enjoy running but it often feels like hard work
You know you should be adding strength training but feel a bit lost on what do to and don’t know what will actually be of benefit to you
You just want to keep running with ease and enjoyment
What you can expect
Run Strong is a 45 minute strength training for runners class led by Coach Nicola, an England Athletics running coach and personal trainer.
The class focuses on movements to improve your running strength, mobility and agility.
All fitness levels are welcome, whether you are new to running-specific strength work or already do general strength training. The class involves body-weight and resistance exercises using a variety of weights, which can all be adapted so that they are at the right level for you.
You will also be shown how to improve your running technique using easy running drills that you can add to your running warm up or cool downs to make you runs more effective.