Runners use a seemingly illogical calculating system to make sense of their favorite sport. A mile doesn't always equal a mile and a treadmill minute is longer than a microwave minute. All the math rules go out the window. If you thought math was logical, you never talked numbers with a runner.
Runners need to strength train for optimal performance and to help ward off injuries, but the way a runner needs to strength train is different than a bodybuilder or a powerlifter. Learn the five components of an effective strength training for runners program to maximize your time in the gym so you can get back to running as soon as possible.