RunnersConnect: My New Runners Knee Battleplan – 30 Minute Runner

If you haven’t been following the saga of my battle with runners knee, here is a brief recap. Last month, I decided to see whether I could run a decent 5k on only 30 minutes of running per day.  My plan was to use high intensity interval training, including the 10-20-30 workout, to maximize my […]

Functional Strength Training For Runners

Strength training can be very beneficial for runners. Injury prevention, improved muscle coordination, and better running economy are just a few positives that strength training provides. However, many runners shun the idea of strength training thinking that it only involves dumbbells, bench presses, and squats. Runners may think of themselves as toned endurance athletes, not […]