Should runners try Barre?
YES!!!! Barre is a perfect way to cross train and improve your running How? Stronger feet - we work barefoot allowing your feet full range of movement strengthening your muscles in your feet and ankle joints! Better muscle balance - running largely happens in the sagittal plane which can lead to imbalances over time! In barre we do a lot of work targeting the often neglected external rotator muscles and hip flexers! Improved flexibility - greater flexibility allows you to recover faster and feel better are a long run! What do all of these things help with? Less injuries!! Strengthening all these different muscles and gaining more control over your hips can really help to reduce injuries and allow you to recovery quicker and go further!