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1681 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 6, 2010 5:37 PM by runningdreamer
Solsenz Amateur 14 posts since
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Mar 29, 2010 11:02 AM

Weight Training

Looking for some good cross training routines that are runner friendly. Thanks.

  • runningdreamer Amateur 26 posts since
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    1. Jun 6, 2010 5:37 PM (in response to Solsenz)
    Re: Weight Training

    I just saw this, sorry I realize it is an older post.  Well, this is what I do.  One day a week, I do intervals on a stationary bike which kills!  It is so much harder than I thought and actually a lot like running.  I do this instead of a run once a week.  Then, once a week (if the weather is lousy) I do intervals on a treadmill instead of a run outside.  Two days per week, after the cardio or a run, I do strength training using dumbells, exercise balls, etc.  I have noticed that running has gotten a lot easier since I started the strength training.  I do relatively low weights, but high reps (25-30 reps).  Believe me, it is HARD!  Well good luck!

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