Weight Training for Distance Runners (Pt. 1)

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Head Coach of the Kenya Experience running camps, Hugo van den Broek, gives a detailed guide to weight training for distance runners.
Hugo tells us the reasons why runners should use weights to help improve their performance and how to include these sessions into your program. He also gives an example of a key exercise that all runners should use in their strength training routines with the help of Kenya Experience assistant coach, Collins Kibet.

– Including weight training in your program helps to avoid injury by increasing the training load…