4 Strength Exercises for Time-Strapped Runners

It's never easy to maintain a balanced training program that includes running and building strength, but it's particularly difficult for distance runners who are training for a goal race to find the time for cross-training. But strength-training exercises are the armor that can protect runners from imbalances and injury. Complete these four essential exercises at least twice a week—the workout should take 10 to 20 minutes, depending on how you put the moves together.

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