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Why Should Runners Strength Train?

183: Why Should Runners Strength Train

strength training Feb 04, 2021

Runners tend to fall into two categories when it comes to strength training, love or hate.  While some runners cherish strength days to feel stronger and tone their body, others would much rather be logging some extra miles.  In this episode, we talk about the dangers of both camps and why understanding the benefits can improve all of our relationships with strength days. 

 

Highlights of the Episode

 

Strength day: love it or leave it?

Benefits of strength training for runners

What strength training should runners do?

If I run, why do I need to workout my legs?

Won’t I get too bulky to run fast?

What is the goal of strength training?

 

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