Well, I can run. Its just after matching knee surgeries (twin torn menisci), my doctors have warned me that running isn’t necessary the best thing if I have any notion of ever chasing my grandkids.
Oh, I can still do sports that require short bursts of running, such as tennis and basketball. And I can do 10-15 minutes on a padded treadmills.
So all is not lost.
That’s why I still work those muscle groups that best aid runners: quads, hamstrings, calves and gluts.
Running may be about chasing that “high” and building your cardio endrusance. But who doesn’t want to feel stronger on a run, as well?
There are still a lot of misconceptions about how weight training benefits runners. But to maximize your runs, work one of these regiments into your gym work.
And here’s a video with some solid moves, as well: