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Popular now from our friends @RunCompetitor: The Best Core Exercise For Proper Running Form

Popular now from our friends @RunCompetitor: The Best Core Exercise For Proper Running Form

In this video, we talk with international movement coach Carl Paoli, author of the forthcoming book “Freestyle: Maximize Sport and Life Performance With Four Basic Movements ,” on the best core exercises you can do to hone and perfect your running form. So what exactly is core strength and why is it so important for runners to incorporate into their regular training? 1. Why Core Strength? According to Paoli, the key principle of core strength is the ability to control the spine while moving. Our spine contains the central nervous system which controls how efficiently and powerfully we can move our arms and legs—something that’s crucial for athletes in every sport. So if we lack core strength, we cannot hope to move our arms or legs very well, making something as complex as running a very difficult task! 2. The Best Core Exercise Some of the best movers on the planet (gymna...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2014/05/training/best-core-...

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