Running: core strength

As runners, we tend to focus on building stronger legs, heart, and lungs but we too often forget core muscles. If you think your “core” is just your abs – you’re very wrong. It includes everything from your hips and glutes to your lower back. A good core routine will work all of these muscles to help you to improve your running posture and speed. The biggest benefit of core strength for runners is increasing stabilization in the torso. Your core muscles – the chest, back, abs, and obliques – are what keep your torso upright when you run, and reduce […]