This blog is the fifth in a series where our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, brings tips for injury prevention and strength training to help improve our running performance. Today, Carrie shares a simple but great strength exercise: squats. #trainingtiptuesday
“Squats are a great exercise to build strength and help propel us going forward during those long runs, short sprints, and on the hills," explains Carrie Tollefson. "In addition, with proper form, squats help build muscle to protect our knees and keep us healthy.”
Click below to watch Carrie demonstrate proper form.