The idea of strength training for the average runner seems quiet alien and a waste of time. Many long distance runners actually believe strength training will have a negative affect on their running performance.
This is a key component for success whether you’re a recreational and/or elite level runner. It’s also one aspect that’s heavily neglected, with most people just doing a quick google search on what they’re supposed to eat.
We all know how to run. We’ve been doing it all our lives. Why then, are 79.6% of runners forced to stop due to injury? Over training and dysfunctional physiological systems all play a part but what’s missing?