9 alternative core exercises to improve running speed
One thing I would like you to take from what follows is that you don’t have to do your core work on the floor.
When we think about increasing core strength, we think about lying on a mat doing plank exercises and crunches, but I can assure you weight training is even more effective.
To some people core work means strengthening your lower abdominals, and the rest of the body will be stable as a result.
However, as stated earlier you can still develop muscle imbalances around your hips, knees and ankles which can lead to injuries.
Muscle imbalances cause the body to compensate.
Also, when you have muscle imbalances the body compensates in other areas of your body which could include your: