The Physical Performance Show: Dr Richard Blagrove (REWIRED) – Strength & Conditioning for Endurance Running
In episode 339 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Dr Richard Blagrove (REWIRED), Strength & Conditioning for Endurance Running in this Expert Edition.
Dr Richard Blagrove is a strength and conditioning coach, exercise physiologist, researcher and author of Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running.
In 2017 Richard and his research team published a landmark systematic review which explored the effects of strength training on the physiological determinants of middle and long-distance running performance.
Richard’s research interests lie in the use of strength-based exercise as a tool to improve the metabolic cost of running. Recently Richard has begun to investigate the consequences of low energy availability on physical performance and health biomarkers in endurance athletes.
In this episode we re-learn and revise around the how, what and scientific whys behind ‘why runners and endurance athletes need and will benefit from strength training’.
To listen to Episode 339:
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- Awareness of the benefits of strength training
- Clarifying strength training
- Clarifying types of strength
- Benefits of strength training for endurance runners
- Feeling and responding to strength training for athletes
- Awareness for young runners around strength and conditioning
- Training week plan for Runners
- Reps & Sets – what we need to know
- Variables of Rest and Tempo
- Periodisation in training
- Perfect way to do strength training
- How to increase bone mineral density for runners
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