Race for the eXtraordinary: Training Tip #1

Categories: Blog, Runners Program

Runners and Strength Training

How often should runners do strength work?

Should lifting sessions be scheduled on hard, easy, or rest days?

What are the BEST exercises?  What exercises should runners specifically be doing?  Are these exercises different from what other athletes might do?

Are bodyweight exercises enough or are heavy weights needed?

Check out this great podcast from the Strength Training blog by Jason Fitzgerald for answers to these questions: http://strengthrunning.com/2016/03/strength-training-for-runners/