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Your core mucles and visceral fat exist to protect your organs. To run and deliberately ignore your body's natural reaction to tighten up your abdominals would be like stripping your car of its shocks/struts. You want the brace of the muscles, but it also gives you traction move forward. Aim for maximum strides AND height if you can do both. Propelling power ...
Big tip! Focusing on lifting your legs with your core helps me when doing half or full marathons. It is really hard to begin doing it, but after a couple of runs, it became natural to me. Also, doing what feels comfortable during long runs is usually what you should be doing. GOOD LUCK!
The core of your body is the center of your body (back and abs) also known as the trunk. This area provides strength and stability to the rest of your body. Core training includes exercises that affect your abdominal muscles, obliques, lower-back and glutes. When you do core training you can get a perfectly toned six pack and powerful mid section if you ...
In my opinion the best core exercise is a prone bridge. You can also do side bridges for more emphasis on the obliques.
You seem to believe the spot reduction myth. Cable crunches and other ab work for strength and endurance will have no measurable effect on your belly and waist flabbiness. Secondly, the squat, deadlift, and overhead press are all core exercises, and quite good ones. If you're not getting enough work now, you will soon, because you're adding weight each ...
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