What are the advantages of strength training for runners?
Strength training can help improve your running performance and prevent injury in the following ways:
-Allows more power in your running stride
-Corrects muscle imbalances that are common in runners due to the repetitive linear motion of the sport
-Improves your form and increases the efficiency of your stride
-Activates muscles, like your glutes, that will help you run faster
-Improves endurance and reduces muscle fatigue
-Helps prevent bone loss