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Blaine Moore (MM#2867)
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I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
I think hills were the beginnings of my troubles. Most of my runs include at least 1 major hill as I live elevated in relation to my favorite routes.
Here is a page which has some inside knee exercises...
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Q: I'm troubled by pain on the inside of my knees when I train and feel that the problem is related to weakness of my vastus medialis muscles. Can you recommend some functional strengthening exercises for the insides of my knees?
A: Here are the inside-knee exercises I would recommend (they actually strengthen the whole leg while emphasizing strong work for the muscles running along the inside of the knee):...
Rather than run a single big hill, it is best always to run on rolling terrain. A single big hill is like running a big long run with no base miles.
Stephen, can you paste those exercises here. It say I need to subscribe to view them.
I have been doing lunges lately and I feel their benefit. Can you expand on the squats and deadlifts as far as how much weight, how many reps?
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