Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Jay Dicharry: "Strength Training For Runners: How To Do It Right"

An interview in Bodybuilding.com:
"...People are entitled to their opinions, but the old school idea that the two are mutually exclusive is dead wrong. There are well-documented studies showing that weightlifting is tremendously beneficial for running in many ways that decrease injury risk and improve performance...."
Thanks, Nick!

I've been following Gordon Pirie's weight training suggestions (PDF), and they're not easy. They seem to be making a difference: they're not making me slower, and strength has improved markedly.