What is the Robust Runner All About? STRENGTH TRAINING

Creating solutions and training interventions to level up your running.  Taking a performance and injury prevention approach, this class will by programmed and instructed by Coach Andrew Simmons and Sport Rehab Specialist Dr. Jesse Riley.  This multi week program will enhance your running economy, increase your performance in your races, and provide you with tips currently and moving forward to create an injury prevention environment for the sport you love.  The class is progressive as we start with fine motor movements to help increase mobility and stability along with education on areas for you to personally pay attention to.  As we move through this phase, we start moving towards more strength based movements to help build more power and endurance for longer distances!  Sign up today, set PRs tomorrow.

Who should join?

Injured Athletes If you’re struggling to rehab from that injury or you’re just coming out of rehab, this is a great class to get you back on your fit and running. Dr. Riley brings his expertise as a sports rehab specialist to help you come back smart and sustainably. We want you to walk away from this class with the confidence to build your mileage, and get back to the sport you love at the highest level.

New Runners  New to running? This is a great place to build yourself into the Robust Runner you’ve always dreamed of. We believe that runners have to be strong, mobile athletes. If you’re jumping down the running habit hole, join us for a strength class that puts the FUN in functional movement. This 6 week class is perfect for new athletes exploring the sport for the first time

Competitive Athletes Confident you can tackle your next race but want a leg up on your competitors? Join us for a class that will help you increase speed, endurance, and mobility. If you have big goals for more podiums in 2019 – we have a spot for you in this class. This class is designed to be run as an individual/ group model allowing athletes of all levels to participate and be challenged.  You won’t find a class like this anywhere else – this class bring sin elements of raw strength, plyometrics, mobility, and most importantly – a core focus on running mechanics. Crush 2019 – Join Today

Become a Robust Runner: stronger, faster, and injury free

What will I walk away with after 8 weeks?

It’s simple A knowledge of what you need to work on personally to see your best on race day. We’re offering a complex program that allows you to build confidence in your training moving forward. We will help you break down the complex, confusing world of pain and help you build your body to perform at the highest and bet level it can. You will walk away with knowledge of how to use gym equipment for your benefit as well as a few basics.

  • How to warm up for a run vs. a race
  • A series of strength movements for you to work on outside of class to become a Robust Runner
  • A better understand of how to move your body
  • How to prevent future injury

Clinic Information:

8 Weeks beginning April 1st
Monday and Wednesday Evenings, 7-8pm
Sessions:6 Gym | 9110 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Lakewood, CO 80215


12 Sessions for $225 | $20 Drop In

Get Signed Up

We’re offering 2 options to take you to the top. Every session is booked through MindBody Online. If you don’t have an account you will need to create one. The account and app are 100% free.

#1 – 8 Weeks, 16 Sessions for $225

#2 – $20 Drop-In Sessions

Session 1 Preview

Warm Up: 10 Minutes
Dynamic Movements – Butt Kicks, High Knees, Grapevine, Skip Series

Mainset 1: 15 Minutes)
Dying Bug w/ Med Ball Series
OH Heel Taps
OH Ball Taps
Elbow to Ball to Knee Ipsilateral Reach 15 Reps 

Mainset 2: (15 minutes)
Banded Glute Bridge Series
Around the Knees Hip Abduction
Marching w/ Hip Flexor Activation
Hamstring Bridge/Curl Combo on Bosu Ball (10/10) 15 Minutes

Mainset3: (15 Minutes)
Deadlifts (Instruction on Form) (10 Reps)
Farmers Carries (Slow Marching and Tip Toes)

Cooldown: (5 Minutes)
Guided Stretch and Foam Roll


Andrew Simmons Strength Training

Coach Andrew Simmons

Head Running Coach, Lifelong Endurance

Head Running Coach, Peak Performance Running

Andrew is an Endurance Coach located in Lakewood, Colorado. Andrew has been coaching youth and adults to high levels of success for the better part of a decade. His work with youth has allowed them to see success at the top representing Team USA on national teams, 12 All Americans in Cross Country, and  numerous national competitions. Andrew’s work with adults spans the same trajectory of success producing athletes racing every from Boston to Bigfoot 200. Andrew’s passion for performance can be boiled down to the basic premise that athlete need to build strength alongside their aerobic systems.

Andrew brings a high energy and a ‘meet you where you are’ approach that allows athletes to feel at home even in their first session. If you have questions please e-mail:

Jesse Riley Strength Training

Dr. Jesse Riley

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)
Masters in Sports Rehabilitation and Exercise Science (M.S.)
Bachelors in Human Biology (B.S.)
Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences (B.S.) minoring in Psychology and Chemistry

Dr. Riley earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic located in St. Louis in 2013.  From there he also earned his Master’s degree in Sports Rehabilitation after working with Dr. Craig Liebenson in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Riley has spent the last several years immersing himself in not just conservative management of injuries but also pain management and biomechanics of running and sport. He uses techniques like the SFMA to assess from a biomechanical standpoint and specializes in multiple treatments like Functional Dry Needling, soft tissue and joint manipulation coupled with corrective exercises to reinforce the treatment.

Dr. Riley has an exceptional ability to help athletes find and rehabilitate the root cause of their pain. Dr. Riley believes that life is a sport and it take a strategic plan to meet and exceed your performance goals. Questions? E-mail Dr. Riley here: