Since the August’s plank challenge was such a success I decided to do another challenge for September! You all did so well, and I know a lot of you saw a MAJOR difference in your running, strength, and abs right?!?!? This September challenge will also be a core strengthening challenge, because I believe to be a strong runner, you need a strong core. There are … Continue reading Runner Unleashed September Challenge!
Planking for runners is VERY beneficial. Planking helps strengthen our core making us run more efficiently. A strong core will protect your back, and promote good posture while running. It improves proper biomechanics and helps you to be a better athlete overall. There are many many different types of planks, but they all have the same purpose. A plank is an isometric exercise that works … Continue reading August Plank Challenge!!!
I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, HAVING A STRONG CORE IS ESSENTIAL TO RUNNERS!!!! Working together as a function, the core enables the body to produce force, dynamically stabilize and reduce force. Correct form while running is crucial to avoiding injuries. It will also improve your efficiency and make running more enjoyable. A well-functioning core also protects the spine and provides a biomechanically efficient … Continue reading Variation of modified planks