Core Workout For Runners

Last year I finished my first full marathon. It was definitely a test of the mind and body, but I was able to finish within a respectable time. I’ll probably run another full marathon in the near future but for this year, I’m going to back to my middle distances. Next races for me will be a 5K and then a half marathon in two months. I know I can easily run those distance at respectable times. So training wont be the issue. My goal for these two races will be to improve on my time. Below is a core workout I’ve used in the past that will shed weight in the midsection and in your running pace:

Core Workout To Improve Race Time

1) Planks with Alternating Leg Lifts

3-5 Sets of 1-3 Minute Planks

2) PikeΒ Crunch

3-5 Sets of 20-25 Reps

3) Russian Twists (with or without added weights)

3-5 Sets of 40-45 Reps



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