Neil Constantine con Exercises to Build Your Running Body: Strength and Conditioning for Runners (English Edition)Exercises to Build Your Running Body is a comprehensive training guide designed to help long distance runners of all levels get stronger, faster and remain on the track. It has come to a time when runners must embrace strength and fitness training. I’m not saying it’s easy, otherwise everyone would run. To be an effective runner, you want to be strong, fit and athletic. Recent statistics show that injuries for runners are rising every year, because a huge number of runners are not doing enough or proper training for strength and conditioning.
Whether your goal is to gain better performance in your race, run easier or avoid injuries, there are numerous and real benefits in strength and fitness training. Scientists specialized in sports exercise as well as training experts have identified several elements involved in training for running fitness.
In this book, we have explored and broken down these elements, to help you learn how to transform your training from just good-form running to developing proper strength and fitness. Among the fundamentals of fitness covered in details in this training guide include how to properly train for leg strength, leg power, agility for runners, speed and flexibility.
You’ll also learn how to develop your core, improve endurance and build upper body and arm’s strength the techniques that helped Mo Farah become a world beater and a double Olympic gold champion.