Total body fitness is the best way to make you a more conditioned athlete and a runner. Finding ways to engage your muscles at proper times like going up hill or hooking a turn take cross training. Sometimes you’ll need to just kick it into 5th gear. You can’t just do that willy-nilly training your body, mind and conditioning is going to put you in 5th gear and keep you there.
Explosive drills. It might kick your tail but it’s part of total body fitness and footballers are some of the fittest athletes on the planet.
Here’s how they get to 5th gear:
-High jumps (Knees to chest)
-Toe Touch Jumps (Cheerleader Style)