3 Advanced Core Exercises for Runners

Got your attention didn’t I? If you’re like most runners on the internet, you probably were Googling: -best core exercises for runners -runner’s core exercises -core stability training for runners …or something along those lines. If you’re like most in this regard as well, you’re probably looking for the most advanced, “coolest” core exercises to

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Should Distance Runners Lift Weights?

The review paper by Aagaard and Andersen titled Effects of strength training on endurance capacity in top-level endurance athletes, discusses concurrent strength and endurance training in highly trained endurance athletes.  Previous research in this area is equivocal.  Some studies show improvement in endurance performance while others have found an attenuated cardiovascular response.  This paper reviews

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Planks Gone Bad

If you’re an avid runner, you have probably read somewhere at some point that planks (front, side and hip) are beneficial for runners.  If you’re unfamiliar with planks, they are isometric static postures held for a certain amount of time.  For example, a front plank is usually performed on the elbows and toes.  A side

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