3 Big Reasons Runners Should Strength Train

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For runners, “training” means running. And with all those miles logged each week, and all those hours of long runs and hill sprints and fartleks, it’s easy to see why strength training isn’t your first priority. But while runners have historically been anti-strength training (“It will make me bulky and slow!”), strength and conditioning science is finally catching up and more runners than ever are sprinting to the weight room to reap the many benefits strength training has to offer.

Here are 5 big reasons all runners—from elite marathoners like Ryan Hall to weekend stroller joggers—should start strength training NOW.

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