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6 Impressive Core Workouts For Runners

6 Impressive Core Workouts For Runners

Strong runners need a strong core. Here's 6 core workouts for runners to keep you strong and injury free

If there is one thing that every runner should have–it’s a strong core. Our core is at the center of our body holding us upright when we run and keeping us from toppling over when we become exhausted. The stronger your core, the less likely you are to get all slumpy (my new word!) when you run.

A few weeks ago I mentioned briefly about my never ending battle with my Diastasis Recti. After I wrote about it, I had a lot of you reach out and thanked me for talking about my struggle. It is one of those things that is a by product of multiple births, and although I recovered quickly after my first born, it’s been really hard to recover after my second born.

Today I am sharing some diastasis recti specific abs exercises that will activate the deep core muscles and start the healing process. I am also sharing 5 more fantastic (normal) ab routines for EVERYONE in the latest installment of our very popular Workouts For Runners Series!

Check out Abs Exercises You Can Do For Diastasis Recti and 5 other abs exercises in our workouts for runners series!

Sarah @ Run Far Girl

Keep your core strong with this quick core workout for runners-RunFarGirl core workouts for runners

Carly @ Fine Fit Day

Core Workout for Runners

Laura @ This Runner’s Recipes

Core Workouts for Runners This Runner's Recipes

Angela @ Happy Fit Mama

Strengthen your running when you build a strong core with this core workout for runners.

Allie @ Vita Train 4 Life (a video!)

Check out more Workouts For Runners:

Speed Workouts For Runners

Hill Workouts For Runners: Beat The Beast!

Upper Body Workouts For Runners

Two A Day Workouts For Runners

6 Amazing Indoor Workouts For Runners

5 Easy Injury Prevention Tips For Runners

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How often do you work on your core?



Wednesday 14th of August 2019

Allie, I absolutely love your workouts!


Wednesday 24th of August 2016

Such an awesome combination of workouts! Now that the school year will be starting, I hope to get working out more regularly, and quick core workouts like this are a great place to start.


Wednesday 24th of August 2016

I love this round up, especially this month's theme! I haven't had kids, but I still believe in the importance of working those deep core muscles. Great workout!


Wednesday 24th of August 2016

I love this round-up!! And I really love your workout this month and I had to have surgery to repair mine - ugh!!!

Janine Huldie

Wednesday 24th of August 2016

Love that you revisited this topic with some workouts that can work for abs for those who have diastasic recti. Truly great addition and appreciate the extra help for abs though in general here :)