Lifting weights for runners

The RunRX Podcast by Coach Valerie & Coach Caroline

Episode notes

Short episode summary

This episode of The RunRX Podcast dives into strength training principles and techniques runners can use to prevent injury, improve performance, and properly integrate strength work into their running regimen.

Timestamps of big takeaways

Discussing Strength Training for Runners

[00:22] We like common strength training exercises like squats, lunges, deadlifts, etc…

Injury Prevention and Recovery Through Strength Training

[02:38] Many runners start with an injury. Strength training helps you prevent future injuries and recover from current ones

[03:26] It might be a good idea to adding weights/progressions for runners who already have some basic strength

Modifying Strength Training for Your Needs

[03:59] Exercises should be focused on prope ... 

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