Strength training ideas for all you runners. To minimise the risk of injury whilst running it is a very good idea to incorporate strength training into your routine.
Best exercise level? 450mins per week of mostly moderate exercise ie walking for around an hour a day. Can you incorporate more walking into your daily life or commute? Get out at lunch on this beautiful day and explore your neighbourhood for about 30 minutes and do your body and brain a favour.
“Research suggests that if you are sedentary for much of the day, even a couple of hours of sweating in the gym won’t much reduce your risk of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, although you’ll be aerobically fitter than a full-time couch potato.”
This article gives some tips on keeping moving throughout the day.