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Glute Medius Workout for Runners

by Thad McLaurin


Four easy exercises for runners to help strengthen their gluteus medius and minimus. These hip abductor muscles are key in stabilization of the pelvic region. These exercises will also help prevent ITB issuses and runner's knee.

About the Presenter

Thad McLaurin

Thad McLaurin IDEA Author/Presenter

Certified running and fitness coach Thad McLaurin hosts and writes the popular RunnerDude's Blog and is the owner of RunnerDude's Fitness in Greensboro, North Carolina. He also writes monthly articles for He has a BA in Education from UNC-Chapel Hill, and his credentials include personal trainer certifications from NPTI and ACSM, as well as running coach certifications from RRCA and USA-Track & Field. Thad’s greatest reward is helping others live healthy, active lifestyles. From general fitness to marathon training, from kids to seniors, Thad can help you reach your fitness and running goals.