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145- Strength Training for Runners & Run Training for Strength Athletes w/ Nate Helming

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Barbell Shrugged

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On this week’s show, we take on a fresh new topic, at least for us - Running. That’s right, heel striking, to Pose or not to Pose, the importance of strength training for endurance athletes, we get into a little bit of everything. 

As you might guess, heavy barbells are no less beneficial to road warriors, even ultra-marathon wacko’s! 

We recently got a chance to chat with Nate Helming in between talks at the National Endurance Sports Summit in Princeton, New Jersey. Nate coaches out of San Francisco Crossfit, right alongside some of the best coaches on the fitness scene today. That list includes Kelly Starrett, Diane Fu, and Carl Paoli. He also shares his expertise on The Run Experience, a cool online training resource for runners. 

Maybe the guy’s just a little unassuming at first, but before our conversation I had no idea he was so skille