Jordan Hasay's Go To Kettlebell Workouts

running Aug 25, 2020
 
Kettlebells and battle ropes are so diverse, they can help you improve results in all kinds of training. We recently spoke with Jordan Hasay about how she uses both to improve her distance running results. Jordan is an extremely accomplished distance runner. In 2019, she finished third at the Boston Marathon with a time of 2:25:20. Her other accomplishments include a number of records for fastest debuts in her races and Jordan has run several 2 mile races under 10 minutes. How can kettlebells help you improve your results? Take a look at some of the movements below from Jordan's routines and think about how they could be added to your training! When you are done reading this post, our Education Director, has written other posts for drills to help you run faster and further here.
 
Q: Why do you think runners should use kettlebells?
A: It gives me kinesthetic awareness and allows me to work and enforce patterns which reinforce all the proper muscle groups that I am trying to...
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Running Drills To Help You Run Faster and Farther

 

Whether you love to run or you don't like running, you can improve your running with these drills.

  • High Knees
  • Butt Kickers
  • Single Leg Lateral Hops
  • Static Rope Running
  • Line Rotations
  • Single Leg Plank Work

Running is repetitive oscillating locomotion to take you from point A to point B.

We humans used to be pretty good at this thing, or if we weren't good at it, we had to use it. A lot. Both running and walking was our only mode of transportation for 100's of thousands of years...some humans were lucky enough to domesticate an animal here and there for some of that transportation.

What is the difference between the humans of yesteryear and us?

Conditioning.

According to the SAID principle, we will specifically adapt to imposed demands. Our biology and physiology is actually pretty dang good at this adaptation...we can screw it up by overtraining, but we are still pretty good at it.

If you have been running, and you even consider yourself a runner. I would suggest adding this drills...

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