To kick off our Spring back to Running with Exuberance, we are going to highlight an older blog post. This blog post is extremely important when it comes to running because if you don’t have a strong core, your body won’t be able to handle the stresses of running. Enjoy and stay posted for more great running information!
Have you ever wanted a quick and easy way to strengthen your entire body but don’t have time to spend countless hours at the gym every day? Well, I have good news for you. What if I told you that there was only one muscle group you needed to focus on to improve the strength of your entire body?
The one muscle group that has a significant influence on your entire body is your core! Your core consists of a group of muscles that wrap around your waist. These include your abdominal, oblique, gluteal, and lower back muscles.
The primary reason your core is so important is one word…stability. Ever wonder why a tall, healthy tree doesn’t topple over while it grows? It’s because it has a large trunk at its base keeping it STABLE. We want this same type of stability from our core.
However, unlike a tree, we…
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