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Strength training 4: Exercises & program planning for runners with Richard Blagrove

My conversation with Richard Blagrove

We have explored the ideas around WHY you should implement strength training into your running routine, now let’s discuss the HOW. Season 2 of the Run Smarter Podcast focuses on resistance training to become a better runner. This is because all runners need to learn the benefits strength training can have on your running career. Also, there are a lot of gym myths and misconceptions circulating in the running community. In Strength training 3, a lot of runners are worried about hitting the gym because they don’t want to lose flexibility and become a heavy, bulky gym go-er. We dispel these myths on today’s episode.

Richard Blagrove is:

  • One of the world’s best leading researchers in strength & conditioning for runners.
  • Is a lecturer in Physiology and S&C director at Loughborough University.
  • He is also the author of the book Strength & Conditioning for Endurance Runners.

Learn how to practically implement strengthening exercises into your routine no matter how strong you are or what equipment you have available.

Congratulations on listening to this podcast and starting your run smarter journey. This podcast is designed to help you build on your running knowledge, so you can tackle all your running goals. Hosted by Brodie Sharpe with the mission to ‘bring clarity & control to every injured runner’. Firstly, gain the universal principles every runner needs to know by listening to the first podcast seasons. Secondly, find podcast topics tailored to your specific situation with either Brodie’s solo episodes, or special guest episodes. Lastly, execute on what you learn and transform into a stronger, healthier, SMARTER runner.

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