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Resistance training for distance running: A brief update

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1/02/2007
<mark>Journal</mark>Strength and Conditioning Journal
Issue number1
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)28-35
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English
Externally publishedYes


The positive effects of resistance training on distance-running performance through enhanced running economy are well established. However, few practical recommendations exist to aid coaches in planning resistance training to supplement a distance-running program. This article reviews literature in this area and offers practical applications for the athletics coach.