Strides & why you should be doing them?
You may have heard the term 'strides' before and wondered what they are. Many professional athletes and teams will certainly include these into their training, from short distance track athletes to ultra-runners. Although the benefits are huge once again its another training tool that a lot of recreational runners won't use, much like warm-up and warm downs. Firstly, what are strides? Well, strides are an acceleration or pick up in speed, generally 15-30 seconds at around 95%