Autumn has come, and with it the gorgeous fall foliage, the chilly foggy mornings, the pumpkin spice lattes... and the colds, sore throats, and flus. What will the post-illness progress recovery look like for runners?
Written by Lucas Collins
Edited by Pavlína Marek
You’ve been hitting the gym, pounding the pavement, and ...
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 ...
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 ...