By Kerry McCarthy, RW Commissioning Editor on
The third blog in our new series, in which we guinea pig ourselves trying training programmes and workouts from different sports to see which ones can help your running. This week we explain the benefits of strength training.
‘Strength training: bleurgh.’ That’s what many runners think when advised to add this into their regime.
If you wanted to throw weights around and parade around flexing your guns you’d be in front of mirror right now, wearing fingerless gloves, a back support and squeezing the steel while grunting like Paris ...