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4 Must-Do Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Build Strength and Power, Decrease Injury Risk

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  • I'm out of the running game for the next few months, but I stopped by to remind myself of the exercises I should be doing to make it easier to get back into it again. Yay, runners! - 6/18/2014 1:20:58 PM
  • Thank you for all the info. It has been very helpful - 10/27/2013 10:02:04 AM
  • I stop doing alot of these. Have to get back into them. I saved it so I can do some that I wasn't doing. - 9/29/2013 9:43:19 AM
  • Good moves to do throughout the day. Thanks - 7/23/2013 7:35:23 AM
  • I'm not a runner, but I used this article for a workout today by doing some of each one. Ooh, I can tell I haven't been consistently working out! - 7/21/2013 4:06:20 PM
  • Oh, I also wanted to say that your cardio doesn't have to come from 'running', you can use these exercises to strengthen your stamina for WALKING too, which everyone can do!
    I started walking my dog last year, and she was a younger pup, so before I knew it, I was running with her and though I've 'hated' running for 35 years, I love it now! a brisk walk is still a really good workout! - 3/6/2013 5:58:24 PM
  • Thank you for letting us know how to save articles! I never even looked at that tool on the far left side of the screen! - 3/6/2013 5:55:57 PM
  • Hey don't forget to do chest and shoulders! Keeping good posture is a must, especially when running. Every step during a run pulls down on your upper body. - 12/9/2012 9:44:42 PM
  • Very interesting. I had not thought about this before. - 12/9/2012 1:26:17 PM
  • We don't all run. I am a swimmer. What is the best strength training program for me? - 9/27/2012 6:40:27 PM
  • 2 sets of 15 planks? That seems like overkill, as does 2 sets of 15 supermans. I think that must be a mistake. Those set/reps make sense for squats, lunges and crunches, but not the other 2 exercises. - 9/27/2012 12:03:20 PM
  • I thought all the exercises were great suggestions. And they're good for everyone. But it seems like all the articles lately are on running. There are a lot of us that can't run or don't enjoy it. It's almost like you're saying "if you can't/don't run, what are you doing here?". - 9/27/2012 10:36:02 AM
  • PEACENCARROTS
    I just Saved this article. Love all the information! - 9/27/2012 9:39:14 AM
  • ANNABEL_LEE
    On the left side of the page, you can 'save' the article (the button with the heart). Then it will show up in your SparkFavorites. - 9/26/2012 9:39:44 AM
  • Yes, how can we mark it for easy reference? - 9/25/2012 9:10:32 AM

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