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Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

WHY RUNNERS SHOULD STRENGTH TRAIN

Once upon a time, I used to just run. A lot. I thought I was in great shape! I mean, I ran a couple marathons, I burned all the calories, and I felt pretty darned good! That’s “in shape,” right? Except, I couldn’t push a 25# weight above my head.  I mean, I could certainly force it up there if I needed to and I sometimes I did but I know it wasn’t pretty and I’m surprised I didn’t injure myself. I started adding strength training into my…