Most Recent Posts for Strength Workouts

There are so many types of training sessions available to runners. But most of us have never tried Metcon workouts – so Dr. Mike Young is here to explain them for us.

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Can you imagine a football player who did no strength training? It’s hard to imagine. But for some reason, many runners think it’s perfectly fine to skip their own strength work.

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Improvement can be a fickle phenomenon. Sometimes you get a lot faster, seemingly out of nowhere! But often you struggle for months without a single sign of progress.

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Studying different sports and disciplines is a great way to develop your understanding of running. The commonalities and underlying principles are often universal.

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Coaching allows me to change people’s mindset and even their bodies through running and lifting. These transformations are the most rewarding part of being a coach.

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It’s no surprise that running gets harder as you get older. Recovery is slower, VO² max is lower, and injury risks are more numerous. How can the older runner keep running strong – and healthy?

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There’s nothing sadder than the face of a runner sitting on the sidelines watching the world of runners go by. Yet high percentages of runners—from 37 percent to 56 percent—deal with injury on an annual basis.

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If there’s one exercise that’s perfect for runners, it’s the squat. But should we squat only one way? Can we use different types of squats to get even stronger?

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I love runners who want to improve. They’re learning animals, always vacuuming up knowledge about this great sport.

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2018 is the Year of Strength and we’re discovering what it means to be a strong, powerful runner (spoiler: it’s achievable!).

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Over the last few weeks, I’ve fielded hundreds of lifting questions from runners who all want to know, “How do I lift the right way?

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The Year of Strength has taught us that lifting weights is critical for runners. It’s not cross-training – it’s just training.

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Have you ever started something new and made yourself feel silly? I wore basketball shoes to cross country practice, so I know the feeling…

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I’m ready to make 2018 your best year of running ever. Will you join me and take the next step with your training?

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Fast runners have one thing in common: they produce a lot of force, meaning they’re capable of strong muscular contractions.

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Is it surprising that I don’t think strength workouts are cross-training? Rather, strength work is just part of your training as a runner.

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Being a runner has a special side-benefit: all that training makes you feel strong, powerful, and alive!

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If you were a baseball pitcher, would you prevent shoulder injuries by pitching with your arm in a cast?

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