Training for your half marathon - if done correctly - can be one of the highlights of your year.
Over 8-10 weeks you get to explore your city, meet new friends, develop new healthy habits, and get really, really (like really) fit. But it's not all high fives and post-run brunches. The training can get hard and monotonous, so ...
Final video in our series!
The part 3 series of "Should Marathon & Half Marathon Runners Lift Weights" concludes with a few important pieces to the strength and performance puzzle.
In this video, we break down:
How many days you should be lifting each week
How to craft your lifting based on the time of year
In our Part 2 on answering the question, "Should marathon and half marathon runners lift weights?" we dig into the more specific questions around the particulars of your workout.
First, we address the commonly held view that runners should only be doing "runner specific" exercises. Besides, since all humans ...
Contributed by Lisa Gonzales, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon.
Here’s something to consider...running with a training team. Sure, I can probably help you come up with some reasons why it won’t work: you don’t have the time, it’s too much effort, the schedule won’t be flexible enough for ...
In this part 1 we explore the common arguments against lifting weights:
You'll bulk up.
It takes up too much time.
It can be dangerous and sketchy.
.........and IT'S NOT RUNNING.
We also explore why you SHOULD consider lifting weights and what it can do for your marathon training:
Improve force ...