Follow This Strength Training Guide For
Runners And Avoid Injuries On The Track
Believe it or not, strength training
is essential for you as an athlete.
Whether you're a beginner
distance runner or an
experienced marathoner you
should give it a try.
Fitness Fahrenheit has announced
the launch of its newest guide for
runners. It aims at assisting athletes
with strength training, whether they
work out at the gym or at home, with
or without equipment.
According to founder Koji
Preston, strength training is not
only for weight lifters and
football players, but it is crucial
for runners as well.
In the guide Koji encourages
that if you want to perform at
your full potential as a runner
then you need to add strength
training into your regular
"Whether you want to be able to
run further, run faster, or run
with less pain, a few strength
sessions every week will help
you enormously," he advises.
That being said the article
proceeds to highlight the
benefits of strength training
According to Koji, strength
training helps to prevent injury,
improves your running form,
helps you to lose fat, increases
endurance, and helps you to run
The guide next details some of the things
you should know before starting strength
training. These include crucial safety tips
you should follow to avoid injury, knowing
why nutrition is crucial during strength
training, and why compound movements
are great for runners.
Koji also reminds runners to
remember certain important
tips while engaging in
The article then goes on to list
some strength training workouts
that runners could try. It concludes
by answering some Frequently
Asked Questions with regards to
strength training and running.
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