A stable core is essential. It helps prevent injury, keeps you running strong, and enables you to be a more efficient runner. That’s because the stronger your core, the less side-to-side (or bobble) motion you experience while running. You’re able to hold your posture, breathe freely, and move with more control and symmetry step after step after step.
And when it comes to core, we love to plank. It’s simple and easy to do almost anywhere. Plus, planks work more than your abs. They strengthen your entire core including the back, shoulders, glutes, hamstrings, and quads.
To help you along your core-strengthening journey, we put together a must-do core sequence (see video below).
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