Strength: High knee drill - Women's Running

Strength: High knee drill

Author: Chris Macdonald

Read Time:   |  May 15, 2014

Strength: High knee drill

Strength: High knee drill  teaches your body to optimise your knee lift during the running stride.


  • Lean with your hands against a wall, keeping your arms straight.
  • Bring your right knee up until it’s in line with your belly button.
  • Place your right foot on the floor and lift your left knee up to belly button height.
  • Repeat the move as fast as possible but ensure that you lift your knees high enough.

Be safe

Keep your tummy muscles tight and your back straight.

Chris Macdonald

Editor-at-Large, Women's Running

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