In this episode, we cover the benefits of powerlifting for endurance-based athletes. This topic is something you probably have never thought of, especially if you are a marathon runner or triathlete. I urge you to listen and be pleasantly surprised by the benefits and performance outcomes that powerlifting can make to your endurance based training.
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Example of my current training program:
Day 1: 2-3km Swim + Upper body powerlifting
Day 2: Track + Core + glute strength
Day 3: 30km Cycle + 2-3km swim
Day 4: 30km Cycle + 5-7km Run
Day 5: 5-7km Run + Lower body powerlifting
Example of a runners training program with powerlifting added:
Day 1: 5-6km run
Day 2: Sprint (track day)
Day 3: Full body powerlifting
Day 4: Rest
Day 5: 15-17km Long run
Day 6: Full body powerlifting
Day 7: Rest