What Muscles Does Running Work?


Wondering what muscles you can expect to develop and what will likely be sore as you start running and ramp up your miles? Read this post to learn what muscles running works, why they’re important and how to strengthenĀ them. Hi everyone! It’s Joanna here! I’m so excited to be a regular contributor on A Foodie Stays Fit! If you’ve missed my previous posts, you can read more from me on the pros & cons of a GPS running watch and distance running tips for beginners. A quick recap of me: I’m a professional runner for On Zap Endurance and am knee deep in training for the Olympic Marathon trials coming up in Atlanta this February. That means I have LOTS of tired muscles (and a tired mind, at times too!). Today I’m sharing all about the muscles that keep us running, what they are, why they matter, and how to keep them strong so you can keep running strong and long! Running is fantastic for cardiovascular health, stress relief, building friendships and building muscle in the legs. You may think that all runners are super skinny without a lot of muscle, but some of the strongest people I know are […] The post What Muscles Does Running Work? appeared first on A Foodie Stays Fit .
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