Bodyweight Workout For Runners: No Equipment Required

If you’re looking for an at-home bodyweight workout for runners, you’re in the right place – I’ve put together a 20 minute sequence which requires NO equipment.

You can follow this 20 minute workout in your bedroom, living room, or kitchen – wherever you have enough room to lie down.

You can do it in your runners or just in a pair of shorts – whatever suits you.

I’ve hand-picked each exercise in this workout for runners to help in three areas:

  • strengthening
  • avoiding injury

Investing just 20 minutes in one day can really help move the needle in all 3 of these areas!

So without further ado, kick off your slippers, throw on some shorts, and get ready for the 20-minute at-home bodyweight workout!

Related: Weightlifting for Runners

20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Runners – The Video

Bodyweight Workout for Runners: Exercises explained

The workout starts off with a warm-up using the Surya Namaskar sequence (it means sun salutations).

Anyone who has some yoga experience will be familiar with it – it’s a great all-body loosener and gets the blood flowing without too much effort.

I attended a Crossfit class for a year where this was the warm-up every single day.

Related: What To Wear To Yoga Class

If you have any questions about the routine, leave them below!

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Thomas Watson is an ultra-runner, UESCA-certified running coach, and the founder of MarathonHandbook.com. His work has been featured in Runner's World, Livestrong.com, MapMyRun, and many other running publications. He likes running interesting races and playing with his two tiny kids. More at his bio.

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