Scientists have demonstrated that for runners, the main benefit of strength training is improved running economy.
Running economy corresponds to consumption of oxygen per unit of distance. Think of it much in the same way as a car’s fuel economy, in that a runner who can improve their running economy will use less energy to run a given distance.
In this context, Running Care has deciphered for your convenience all the physiological explanations as well as instructions for implementing strength training for runners.
Running brings us great pleasure, joy, satisfaction, and pride when we manage to reach goals once thought unattainable. On the other hand, running is also synonymous with physical exertion, discomfort, and even pain and exhaustion. When we experience these kinds of negative sensations, what can we do to stay motivated?