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QT: FAQs About Strength Training for Runners (Vol 2)


Today we are continuing our trip down strength training lane.

If you missed Vol 1 of the Strength Training FAQs, go ahead and check it out.

In that episode, I focused on some scheduling/logistical concerns related to balancing strength training with your running.

Today, we are going to look at a few myths related to strength training for runners. Read more

QT: FAQs About Strength Training for Runners (Vol 1)


Most runners (hopefully!) know that strength training is something that they should be doing.

Increased strength and muscular endurance are going to help you not only on race day, but they are also likely to help reduce your risk of developing a running-related injury.

It has come to my attention recently that there is a disconnect between knowing that strength training is a good thing and knowing what to do when it comes to getting stronger.

Over the next few months, I’m going to do several of these FAQ-style quick tip episodes dedicated to strength training.

Have a question or something you’d like me to clarify for you? Let me know!

And if you have a quick tip suggestion, leave it in this post from the FB group. Read more

Menachem Brodie May Not Run Much But He Knows What Runners Need


My guest on the show today isn’t much of a runner, but his experience as an international cycling and triathlon coach makes him a knowledgeable source on the value of strength training.

Menachem Brodie

In addition to coaching, he’s also been featured in a variety of publications, a fellow CSCS (certified strength conditioning specialist), and recently launched his own podcast.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Menachem Brodie today.

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Stephanie Xamin Believes In Empowering Runners Through Knowledge


My guest on the show is a fellow running coach that I connected with via social media.

Stephanie Xamin

She is passionate about sharing her knowledge on strength training and how it can help runners.

Today I will go a few easy miles with Stephanie Xamin.

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Sarah Scozzaro Found Her Purpose and Passion When At Her Lowest


My guest today is a big believer in the value of doing the “little things,” as a runner.

Sarah Scozzaro

Along with being a runner, she is also a coach, personal trainer, and fellow Dirt Unit member.

It is a pleasure to go a few easy miles with Sarah Scozzaro.

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