Strength Training for Runners
Strength training for runners is extremely important. Not only does it help improve your overall fitness, it also helps you run faster and for longer periods of time. Check out these great guides to strength training for runners.
Top 10 Training Tips for a 5k
How Advanced 5K Training Works
How Intermediate 5K Training Works
Top 10 Training Tips for a 10K
How Advanced 10K Training Works
Top 10 Marathon Training Tips
How Advanced Marathon Training Works
How Intermediate Marathon Training Works
What's happening when you get a second wind?
Is it possible to run a marathon backward?
How Barefoot Running Shoes Work
10 Tips for Maintaining Your Motivation to Run
5 Tips for Motivation to Start Running
How Hitting the Wall Works
How Bungee Speed Training Works
How Circuit Training Works
How Hill Training Works
Gone are the days that strength training was only for bodybuilding. Buff, macho men "maxing out" on free weights have been replaced with health nuts lifting weights to stay fit. But does strength training actually help your heart and lungs?
By Sara Novak
Late-night infomercials advertising ab-strengthening rockers, loungers and workout DVDs insist that all you need are six-pack abs. But core strength training for runners goes beyond sculpting a washboard stomach. What can a strong core do for you?