We all know the benefits of running – from burning calories and looking fitter to perhaps helping you to even live longer!
If you’re a competitive runner or triathlete, training for a race or simply want to improve your times, your best bet is to augment your runs with strength training. The editors at Competitor.com have made it easy for you by discerning the four best strength-building exercises for runners. They target the right muscles and areas of your body most likely to suffer an injury.
Add these to your workouts:
Single-leg Squats: Great move. Hard as heck! Will also build strength around your knee and hip joints, offering more stabilization.