Archives for April 2021

Doctor of Physical Therapy and Strength Coach Tim DiFrancesco on Lifting for Power

Strength training is so important for endurance runners that it should not be considered cross-training. It’s just part of the training you must do to reach your potential.

weight lifting for runners

About 20 years ago, I said something that I regret to …

Dr. Alison Pope-Rhodius on Leveraging and Training a Growth Mindset for Runners

Learning is a lifelong skill that sets us up for success in any pursuit. Luckily, you don’t have to always be right, but you have to be willing to seek knowledge, change your mind, and grow from experiences.

Growth mindset

That …

Get to Know the Coach: An Interview with Strength Running Founder Jason Fitzgerald

Jason Fitzgerald is the creative force, head coach, founder, and podcast host behind all things Strength Running. He grew the humble blog to a media platform with resources for all runners. Today, we sit down with Jason to learn …

The Physiology of Altitude: What Training at 10,000 Feet Does to Your Body

Training at altitude is widely believed to be advantageous for athletes. If you’ve ever gone from sea level to higher elevations, you know that physical exertion can be a challenge. How do our bodies respond to altitude?

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Air pressure …