So…what does the science say about strength & power training for runners?
We have compiled a short but thorough list of scientific literature that shows the benefits of strength & power training on running performance. We’d love to hear your thoughts if you disagree with any of this! We always like to hear how people incorporate different training areas in their running preparation.
While running is an excellent cardiovascular exercise, incorporating strength training can significantly enhance performance, reduce the risk of injuries, and improve overall running efficiency. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced runner, adding targeted strength exercises to your routine can take your running to the next level.
If you want more information about becoming a stronger runner, see our stronger runner program here.