[Podcast] ​​Football X Running: Maximize Your Explosiveness with NFL Veteran Buster Skrine

​​Football X Running: Maximize Your Explosiveness with NFL Veteran Buster Skrine
August 15th, 2020

Buster Skrine is a NFL football cornerback for the Chicago Bears. Originally from Atlanta, Buster is a father, an athlete, and entrepreneur. In addition to playing in the NFL, Buster runs Versatile NYC, a marketing firm and talent agency that represents athletes, models and entertainers.

On this episode, we talk about his his children, his desire to become a dad, his siblings growing up, how he balances sport and family and business, his tips for recovery, his advice for new parents or people thinking about becoming parents, his skincare and haircare tips, his musical tastes and some of his favorite jams, how he discovered On, training for the Miami marathon, his sock preferences and wishing that everyone would do their own research and have their own opinions on issues going on instead of following others.

This is episode three of Running Remixed on the Caroline Gleich Show, a special four-part series to showcase how a diverse group of athletes uses running to maximize their training and practice. We’ll hear from Buster for about 30 minutes which is designed to accompany you while you run. Then, we’ll turn it over to trainer Don Saladino, one of the most respected trainers in the business. He’s trained celebrities such as Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, and Hugh Jackman. He's created a workout inspired by Buster.

This series is brought to you in collaboration with On to celebrate the launch of the new Cloud X shoe. Lightweight and ultra-reactive, the Cloud X is designed to be your secret weapon for short, high-tempo runs (up to 10km) and mixed movement workouts. It features CloudTec, Swiss-engineered technology that turns impact into acceleration, expanding as you lift off for impact protection, increased propulsion, and explosive takeoffs. On was born in the Swiss mountains and is committed to sustainability and responsibility, for people and the planet.

Learn more: https://www.on-running.com/en-us/

After the interview, we get into our body weight and banded workout inspired by Buster. If you’d like to see videos of these workouts, go to www.on-running.com/remixed.

This workout is designed to help improve strength, speed, and quickness

Set a timer for 40 seconds of work and 20 seconds of rest.  40/20

A1) Hip airplane 40/20.  Perform this for each leg.

A2) See saw lunge 40/20. Perform this for each leg.

A3) Banded pushup 40/20

A4) matrix jump 40/20

A5) Lateral bounds 40/20

A6)bear crawls 40/20 continuous back and forth.

3 rounds totaling at 24 minutes of work