Year-Round Strength Training for Collegiate Female Cross Country Runners— Sample Program

by David Granato, CSCS
NSCA Coach January 2019
Vol 3, Issue 5

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Strength training is an often neglected aspect of training for distance athletes. This article gives an overview of the importance of strength training for collegiate female distance runners by providing a sample of an annual training program and considerations to increase performance and avoid injury.

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This article originally appeared in NSCA Coach, a quarterly publication for NSCA Members that provides valuable takeaways for every level of strength and conditioning coach. You can find scientifically based articles specific to a wide variety of your athletes’ needs with Nutrition, Programming, and Youth columns. Read more articles from NSCA Coach »

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David Granato is currently the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs at Adam ...

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