By Kerry McCarthy, RW Commissioning Editor on
The fifth 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 why a lighter weights programme for explosive power will give you a vital change of pace on the run.
Earlier in this series we went through the importance of weight training for runners, and how adding a session or two per week will make you stronger, leaner and less injury-prone.
This week’s blog is also about weight training but this time to develop explosive power, so you can add speed ...