Core Strength for Runners


How Important is a Strong Core?

Core strength is the foundation for all your movement - whether you are novice or experienced runner. Overall core strength allows important muscle groups to work together in a cohesive way.  A strong core can boost your speed, efficiency on uphills, help you avoid injury on downhills, strengthen endurance and improvement lateral movement on trail runs.

Class Components

Core Strength for RunnersFleet Feet's four-week program, educates runners on the importance of strength and control of the glute, abdominal and hip muscles that constitute the core. Each class will begin with a discussion of target muscle groups and how those muscles relate directly to running. Participants will learn key exercises to engage the core that can be incorporated into their personal training and workout routines. Our program coach uses the newly introduced exercises for a great in-class workout as well.

Maximum class size - 15 participants.  Exercise mat required.

Winter Session

  • Winter 2019 Class Info To Be Announced

Spring Session

  • Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts we will not be holding our Spring Core Session. 
    Check out our next Core Session to be held on Friday's in July.

Summer Session

  • This 4-week program is great class that compliments your race season!  All Classes will be held on FRIDAYS in July from 7:00am to 7:45am.  Classes will be held at Brookdale Park.

  • Maximum class size - 20; exercise mat required.  Resistance bands will be provided.

  • Cost $60

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Program Start: Saturday, July 6, 2018
Program Schedule: Fridays throughout July
Program Fee: $60
Description: This 4-week class is a great way to tune-up your core strengthening moves during the summer "race" season. We'll concentrate on strengthening your lower back, hips, glutes and all the essential muscles of your core. A strong core encourages more efficient running form and fluid movement. The class offers brief descriptions of muscle groups, how they benefit from each movement, followed by a complete core workout. 45-minute class; exercise mat is required. Class size is limited to 20 participants.
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