Thursday, June 19, 2008

Half Squats Improves Running Economy

Subjects who performed 4 sets of half squats with heavy weights (4 repetitions maximum) 3 times a week for 8 weeks showed significant improvement in running economy and time to exhausion compared to contols who did nothing but run.

Maximal Strength Training Improves Running Economy in Distance Runners.

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

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