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Bulletproof your knees with 5 mins essential conditioning workouts for runners 

Running is great! But do you know how easy it is to get injured? Your knees play a vital role in many activities, from walking and running to jumping and squatting. One of the best ways to avoid knee injuries is to strengthen your joints and muscles and make them strong and more resistant to injury. To strengthen them you can try doing 5 mins! Essential conditioning workouts routine using the O’Coach app and makes your joints happy!

Here are some conditioning workouts you can do to bulletproof your knees:

Running injuries like back pain, hamstring injuries, knee injuries are given.

For strengthening your quads

Your quadriceps, the muscles on the front of your thigh, are key to knee stability. Strong quads help protect your knees from injuries, such as ACL tears.

To strengthen your quads, try doing squats and leg presses. Because squats are the best form of exercise to strengthen the joints.

Girl is stretching her legs and doing strengthening exercise with the help of O'Coach fitness app.

For strengthening your hamstrings

Your hamstrings, the muscles on the back of your thigh, help stabilize your knee joint. Strong hamstrings can help prevent knee injuries, such as patellar tendonitis.

To strengthen your hamstrings, try doing leg curls and glute bridges.

Girl is doing squats workout with the help of O'Coach fitness app.

For strengthening your glutes

Your glutes are the muscles that make up your buttocks. Strong glutes help stabilize your hips, which can in turn help reduce stress on your knees.

To strengthen your glutes, try doing squatting and lunging exercises.

Girl is doing plank workout with the help of O'Coach fitness app.

To improve your core strength

Strong abdominal and back muscles help stabilize your pelvis and spine. This can in turn help reduce stress on your knees.

To improve your core strength, try doing sit-ups, crunches, and planks.

If in any case your get injured and you are in the rehab process you can try O’Coach post-injury rehabilitation app. You can create your own custom injury rehab exercises and schedule them to perform every few hrs for better recovery.

Download the O’Coach custom workout app to create your conditioning routine now.

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