• 5 Exercises to Get You Ready for a 5K

    3 monthes ago - By Health

    As is the case with training for all distances from 800 meters to 100K, optimal 5K training programs incorporate strength and power training to optimize performance. Although strength training is often excluded from many runners' training programs or treated as occasional cross-training to be completed on non-running days, it is the backbone of great endurance training. The following exercises, as well as additional exercises to develop strength and endurance, can be found in Running Science .
    1. Side Sit-Up
    Lie on one side with both legs extended and raised slightly off the floor. The...
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