This morning after my long training run for the Dallas marathon, I was
So just imagine my shock and surprise when I saw my own name staring back at me!
I'm not sure exactly when I gave this answer, but had I realized it was going to be used for a Runner's World article online, I think I would have crafted a more thorough response. I thought I was just playing along to a FaceBook request from a Runner's World status and casually typed in my answer from my phone.
I see so many runners shying away from weight training their legs because they don't want to be sore and mess up their run schedule. The truth is that you may be sore at first if you are not used to weight training your legs, but ultimately strength training helped me become a better, much faster runner. For me, stronger legs were faster legs. I absolutely credit my PRs to weight training (and yes, hill repeats). Quote that Runner's World!
It was nice being mentioned in a Runner's World article, I just wonder when they will put me on their cover? I'll be waiting by the phone.
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