Give five examples of strength training exercises

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Give five examples of strength training exercises that runners can use in their daily training. Explain the steps for each, and how the athlete can benefit. Cite medical references when possible.

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Strength Training Exercises For Runners
1. Squats
Put your feet shoulder width apart, keep your back straight, and chest up. Squat as far as
you can like you are sitting in a chair.
According to Dr. Christopher Stepien, a sports therapist, and chronic pain expert. Daily
squats will help you mentally. Squats also build your leg muscles, hamstrings, and calves.
(2016). 7 reasons why you should do squats everyday. The Active Times, Retrieved from
https://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/7-reasons-why-you-should-dosquats-every-day
2. Broad Jumps
Put your feet shoulder width apart, squat down, jump forward, and swing your arms to
propel yourself further.
Broad Jumps helps athletes improve lower body power and this can also help with
acceleration.
Aki, A. (2012). What the broad jump means for athletes. Camp, Retrieved from
http://www.buildingbetterathletes.com/uncategorized/what-the-broad-jump-means-forathletes/
3. Lunges
Step forward with one leg, lower your hips so that both knees are bent, and repeat with
opposite leg.
Lunges tone the lower body and helps shape your legs.
Mitchinson, C. (2016). What are the benefits of ...

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