Incorporating yoga into your fitness plan as a runner can be a great way to counteract any negative impacts of running on your body. Yoga can address muscular imbalances and strengthen weak zones that may lead to injury. A yoga practice that increases range of motion in the joints, stretches out the tight spots, and strengthens the weak ones will help the body’s overall alignment and reduce risk of injury.
If you’re on the journey to build muscle and transform your physique you’ll no doubt be following Brad Schoenfeld’s M.A.X Muscle Plan. The plan takes you through everything you need to build muscle, with a variety of strength training exercises for each part of the body, plus nutrition advice. But, can you add cardio to your muscle-building regime? Or will it hinder your progress? We explore in this adapted excerpt from Brad Schoenfeld’s The M.A.X Muscle Plan 2.0.
In guest author FitPro’s final instalment of how to become a Personal Trainer, they conclude and round up all of the information from the blog series into simple takeaways to get you started, as well as offering guidance on which steps to take now and the best places to look to get your journey started.