It is no secret that strength training can not only make you a better runner, but help prevent injury as well. But it can be so hard to incorporate into a busy schedule. If you’re constantly pushing aside strength training and letting it take a back seat to your running then these six workouts will get you moving and in a variety of different ways with simple equipment you can use at home or find in the gym.
I’ve picked three of my most recent go-to moves and created a simple, but effective workout that combines equipment (dumbbells and kettelbells) with a challenging body-weight move for an effective strength session:
Check out this great stability ball routine from Laura:
Or this workout suitable for both runners and triathletes, from Allie:
Carly has a great workout too:
And Angela’s kettlebell workout will get your heart pumping:
Or you can try something new on the rower with this workout from Sandra:
What is your favorite equipment to use when strength training?
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