9 Basic Strength Training Moves Every Runner Should Know

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9 basic strength training moves ever runner should know.
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Want to take your running game to the next level? Strength training a few days a week will do the trick, says STRIDE’s Steve Stonehouse. Here, fitness pros share their fave strength training for runners exercises to help you boost muscles, improve your stride, and prevent injury.



Squats are a classic for a reason, says Barry’s At-Home trainer Taryn Brooks. Hips, hamstrings, quads, glutes, core — squats work all your major lower body muscles, which is why they’re perfect for building the strength and stability you need for a more efficient stride.