Is Strength Training Or Plyometrics Better For Runner?

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Is Strength Training Or Plyometrics Better For Runner?

Hey, Athletes! Should you be strength training or using plyometrics for running? This week the guys look at which works best! 

Episode 176 of The Garage Gym Athlete Podcast is up!

Is Strength Training Or Plyometrics Better For Runner? 

This week Jerred and Joe are back at it! The study they dive into is on running and what training method will help improve your running economy. It compares strength training to plyometrics for improvement on running. The guys go over their takeaways and how they would implement this one. Then the coaches give us their updates and go over the Meet Yourself Saturday workout. It is 60 minutes for max meters! This one is a tough one so make sure to challenge yourself! 

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  • Plyometrics
  • Tips For MYS
  • Updates and Announcements
  • And A LOT MORE!!

Diving Deeper… 

If you want to go a little bit deeper on this episode, here are some links for you: 

Study of the Week  

Garage Gym Athlete Workout of the Week 

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To becoming better!


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