29 Dec '16, 2pm

5 Strength Training Exercises for Runners

5 Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Want to avoid injury? Take your time when lifting. A new study found that runners became stronger after doing six weeks of eccentric strength training. This tactic, which entails slowing down the lengthening phase of a movement, puts greater stress on muscles to help them grow more powerful and resilient, says study author Fernando Sanz Lopez, Ph.D., of San Jorge University in Spain. Do the following five exercises from Lopez as one circuit. Rest, then repeat. Aim for three rounds total, trying to take minimal rest between reps and circuits.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/the-body-shop/5-strength-trai...

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