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Pedestal Routine - RunningDVDs.com

Published by CoachJay
Uploaded Dec 1 2007, 05:15 PM | 12806 views

 

This video shows a general strength routine from the DVD "Building a Better Runner: Building from the Ground Up." You can download a PDF with sequential photos of the exercises shown by visiting the donwloads page on our site.

Enjoy!

Jay Johnson


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CoachJay
Thanks for the comments. If you can hold the position for 30 seconds with no leg lift, then go to the next position and repeat for a total of 4 minutes then you're ready to do the leg lifts.
800mking
this is a killer for newbies
Seahawk Runner
This is the best core routine i've been able to find. It's relatively short and you can seriously feel the weakness you've developed in your hips when you are working on your stabilization.
Coach Lynch
Jay, I agree with beginners these exercises are extremely hard. What I have them do is hold the pedastal position for a set period of time, then do the leg raises on the ground just to hopefully add in some more prep for their graduation into the actual routine.
Coach Lynch
I have had my team do these... they are killer. My favorite are the back pedastals.
CoachJay
This routine is a killer and much more challenging than the Pedestal routine from the NikeRunning.com video series.

Obviously you can and should simply hold these positions before you attempt the leg raises, yet the leg raises are definitely realistic after 2-3 weeks of doing this work 3-4 days a week.

I look forward to your comments!
 
 
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