Tip for Runners to Enhance Their Strength Training Experience

photoRunners may avoid weight resistance training because it feels too slow, is usually indoors, and seems to lack the respiratory, skin pore, and circulatory opening that comes with dedicated running.

Here’s a simple approach you may have forgotten: Buffer your strength training exercises with jump rope intervals. This will help you work on your calve muscle strength while opening your lungs, heart and skin pores. Boxers do road work, weight resistance, and plenty of jump roping with good results. You can too.

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2 thoughts on “Tip for Runners to Enhance Their Strength Training Experience

    • Not uncommon at all. Strength training is susceptible to ruts. With running you can run different routes, the weather changes and the kind of race you train for can vary in distance and course.

      For strength training, music can help too. Music can be like changing weather.

      There are more ideas in my book which I’d better not telegraph here!

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