Core Strength For Runners is the 4th instalment of our 7 Series. A series of 7 workouts, each 7 minutes long with 7 exercises in each. These short and manageable conditioning programmes aim at making you stronger, improve your running efficiency and ultimately help injury prevention. They include exercises to help with:
We’ve developed a simple 7 minute workout tailored to runners.
After a good 8 hours sleep that leaves 16 hours of the day. 960 minutes per day. 6720 minutes in the week. Just 7 minutes out of 6720 can improve your running and help reduce your chance of injury. I’d say that’s worth a go!
Current research shows us that core strength for runners improves running efficiency. Running is a repetitive activity and requires stability. The more stable your trunk and pelvis, the more efficient your running form. In this video we’ve targeted the main core muscles.
Core Strength For Runners Workout
You can repeat the 7 minute workout 2 or 3 times if you’re feeling good. Or try it out more than once in the week between runs.
As with all these exercises, if you experience pain at any point do not carry on and push through. Seek advice from a Physio. To help you recognise good pain vs bad pain take a look at our recent blog here
Look out for our next instalment in the 7 Series coming soon
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