AMR Trains #5: Strength Training + Running: Solving the Equation

Dimity chats with Dr. Ellie Sommers, a USATF Level 1 Certified Run coach, a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Certified Weightlifting Coach, and owner of SISU Sports Performance and Physical Therapy in Seattle about:
·      If runners truly need to strength train for performance (it’s not the answer you expect!);
·      Why it’s especially important for women to lift weights;
·      How varied strength training fits with the race training cycle;
·      What her favorite moves for female runners are;
·      And why you should challenge yourself in the gym. “Pick something heavier than you usually do,” she says, “You might surprise yourself.
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