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    thenextdeena
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    off season...

    Post by thenextdeena on Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:11 pm

    So
    I officially am in the off season for a month (2 weeks totally off, and 2 weeks of base)
    I'm cross training and have read a few books that talk about plyo and strength training... I would like to be alot stronger by outdoor season, indoor it doesnt really matter, anyways, I was wondering, should I start strength now or should I wait until I start doing my base training? Do I need to rest my legs completly or is strength training good when you arent running?
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    Re: off season...

    Post by Running With Scissors on Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:21 pm

    Take a couple days of nothing at all and then start strength training but still take 1 1/2 to 2 weeks off. I am planing on doing a lot of core this winter.


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    Re: off season...

    Post by runner_dude on Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:22 pm

    I'd rest completely, and cut out most of the cross training for a couple days at least (no more than 4-5 though). No strength training till base.
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    Re: off season...

    Post by AudienceOfOne on Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:56 pm

    do upper body now, let your legs rest.


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