Beginner Weight Training: How Much Mobility is Needed?

Did you know that I used to think weight training was useless for runners? I mistakenly believed we needed no strength training whatsoever…

weight lifting for runners

Runners at the gym are funny. Embrace it!

Of course, I was completely wrong.

I didn’t …

Single Leg Exercises for Runners: The Fix for Imbalances

I consider myself a lucky runner: while I used to be injury-prone, I’ve turned things around and now don’t have to worry much about running injuries today.

Single Leg Injury Prevention

Since I started running back in 1998, I’ve suffered through nearly every …

The Cannon Core Workout for Runners: Dynamic, Specific Core Strength

Looking for a core workout for runners? I’m thrilled to release the Cannon Core Workout, designed just for endurance runners!

Cannon Core Workout for Runners

Jason demonstrating the Boat exercise included in Cannon Core

There’s a good reason why core workouts for runners …

Postural Stability: The Hidden Variable of Running Performance

Postural stability is one of the most overlooked aspects of running performance. It’s also one of the most important as it helps you run fast and stay healthy.

Postural Stability

Bodyweight strength exercises help build postural stability for runners

The mechanics …

How to Lift at Home with Strength & Conditioning Coach Scott Caulfield

Running is one of the most accessible sports out there. Just lace up your shoes and you can run virtually anywhere. But if you can’t get to a gym, how do you lift weights?

dumbbells

Strength training requires equipment. …

How to Create Your Own Bodyweight Exercise Routine

Strength training is not cross-training for runners. It’s just part of the training that’s needed to properly prepare for a peak performance.

Bodyweight Exercise Routine

And while ideal strength training will consist of weightlifting in the gym – lifting for power and

How Should Runners Plan Strength Training? 2 Critical Ingredients

Runners have a nearly endless selection of exercises, routines, workouts, and classes to plan their strength training. But how can they decide how best to get stronger as a runner?

weight lifting for runners

Having fun with my strength training…

When you try …

Mobility Training for Runners: Get Mobile and Thrive

Mobility might be one of the most important aspects of fitness for runners outside of endurance and strength. If you’re mobile, you’re one hell of an athlete.

Hurdle Mobility Training

Hurdling is fantastic mobility training for runners

First, a quick story.

2006 …

Strength Training Periodization: Everything You Need to Know

Strength training periodization is the simple idea that your strength work should evolve over time. Sounds easy, right?

Strength Training Periodization

Recently when we discussed periodization training for runners, we learned the definition of this exercise science term:

Periodization is defined

Tina Muir Takes Your Strength Training Questions

Strength training is like broccoli: we know it’s good for us, we understand it has to get done, but we don’t always want to do it.

strength training questions

Are jazz hands effective strength training for runners?

And because it’s a necessary …