When pools across the country locked their doors this month to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, runners, triathletes, and swimmers alike shared a collective cry.
If you’re an injury-prone runner like me, swimming offers a fantastic way to reap the cardio benefits of a high-mileage week without all the pounding of running.
Many runners—including pros—substitute a weekly base run or double run with a session in the pool as a low-impact way to boost their endurance as well as upper body and core strength. Steeplechaser Colleen Quigley of Bowerman Track Club frequently documents her #MermaidMonday swim sessions, while Molly Huddle supplemented her training for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials with time in the pool. Read more here Article credit runnersworld.com #StayHomeStaySafe