Tag Archives: strength training

6 Of The Top Benefits of Strength Training for the Runner

  There are countless reasons why a large number of runners do not strength train: don’t like it, worried about it slowing them down, no time, don’t want to bulk up, hate the gym etc.  Regardless the reason, strength training needs to be a part of your weekly training regimen. I love what Jason Fitzgerald has said, “There are two ...

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How to deal when you can’t train: Injuries, infections and cross training

– By Dr. Kelly Shockley, our resident sports medicine contributor and Lauren Jones, Ultra Mama Well, lots to share on the training front from the last couple of weeks.   If you have been following us on social media, then you’ve heard about Dr. Kelly’s hospitalization due to an infection that started from a small scrape after a fall on the ...

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Ultra mama training: Week #3

If this is the first Ultra Mama post you are reading, I am chronically my training for the Rim to Rim to Rim run, 46 miles from one side of the Grand Canyon to the other and then back.  My first ultra marathon distance.  This is week #3 of training, you can find my previous posts HERE. I felt pretty ...

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