I think it's safe to say that if you want to be a better runner, you need to run. To be a better cyclist, get on the bike. Swimmers need to hit the pool. Same goes for all endurance sports. It's called the "principle of specificity". In order to improve as an endurance athlete, you'll need a regular, consistent training plan that forces you to gradually increase your distance and … [Read more...]
Strength Training for Runners
If you want to make running a part of your life, avoid strength training at your own risk.
This doesn’t mean you need to spend hours per week in the gym.
Far from it. Two to three strength sessions per week consisting of 4-5 compound exercises will make all the difference.
Think squats, push-ups, planks and lunges.
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