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If you want to race like Ryan Atkins, you have to start by working out like Ryan Atkins. Hereâ€™s the kind of work the King of OCR does to keep race ready. Itâ€™s a good, quick OCR simulation workout that you can do almost anywhere.
The first time you step on a Lagree Method Megaformer, the platform begins to inch apart like the San Andreas fault line. As you sink deep into a lunge in slow motion, the core tightens, glutes and quads engage and you channel enough energy to prevent California from falling into the Pacific, or at least enough to prevent falling though the Megaformer.
Thereâ€™s no doubt a runner needs strong legs, but building a strong upper body, particularly your core will go a long way toward increasing endurance, lowering times and reducing recovery from long days of training and racing.
Many people get into a running program to lose weight. This high-intensity workout has been designed for people who want to lose fat, increase strength and reach their fitness goals fast. Itâ€™s a perfect complement to your running program.