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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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Lauren Seserko Knows a Positive Mindset Can Help You Achieve Your Goals


I am going a few easy miles today with my guest Lauren Seserko.

Lauren Seserko

Lauren is a self-proclaimed foodie and science nerd that is also a health and fitness nut.

With so many topics she is passionate about, Lauren shares her knowledge and opinions with the masses through blogging.  Read more

The Best Strength Training Equipment for Runners (with Video)

If you’ve been following along with any of my content for the past few years, you know that I’m a big believer in the benefits of strength training for runners.

More and more, it seems that runners are starting to come around to the idea of regular strength training, which is a good thing.

Yet many runners are still struggling with understanding what an effective strength training routine consists of, which is why I’ve done several videos in the past year demonstrating simple and effective routines designed specifically for runners.

One of the common threads in most of those videos from the past is that each of the exercises involves virtually no exercise equipment.

And that’s by design.

You do not need to to join a gym or buy any fancy strength training equipment for runners in order to get a challenging, effective, and beneficial workout.

That said…

Body Weight Training Can Get a Bit Boring

You can combine the dozens of the equipment free strength training exercises that I’ve talked about before in an infinite amount of ways in order to keep your workouts from getting boring.

Shoot, I mix up the routine for almost every workout, just because I hate doing the same exercises ad nauseam.

Yet even with all of the possibilities that exist, you can get even more variety if you add just one or two pieces of equipment to the mix.

The 4 Best Pieces of Strength Training Equipment for Runners

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