Author Michael Garrison

Michael’s background makes him a rare blend of avid runner, accomplished coach and passionate academic. He received his BS in Exercise Science from the University of California at Davis, his M.Ed. in Sports Management from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas. His Ph.D. dissertation, “Characteristics of Elite Female Collegiate Distance Runners with Respect to Selected Biomechanical and Physiological Factors,” can be found here or in print at the University of Arkansas Library. Michael has been a competitive runner for most of his life with over 10 marathon finishes and over 30 ultra marathon finishes. When he’s not coaching, you can find Michael running trail races on Oahu and in California.

UltraRunning Stretches: Training your Glutes

Ever wanted to strengthen your glutes? This exercise will show you how to strengthen your glutes and decrease your chance of injury. Best of all it can all be done without any equipment and be performed wherever you can lay down. Questions? Fire off below and Michael will answer as many as he can!