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8 PILATES MOVES FOR RUNNERS

TRY THESE CONTROLLED EXERCISES TO BUILD CORE STRENGTH GENTLY

WORKOUT

100s

Muscles used

Stomach muscles (rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis)

Why do it?

Improve the endurance in your stomach muscles to support your running.

Technique:

• Lie on your back and lift your legs up to 90 degrees

• Keep your core muscles tight

• Extend your arms next to your body with your palms down and wrists straight

• Pump your arms up and down no more than five inches off the floor

• Breathe in for five counts and out for five counts while pumping your arms

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About Women’s Running

Start running today with the July issue of Women’s Running magazine, on sale now! In this beginners' special, we've got a step-by-step guide to going for your first few runs, with expert input from coaches and advice from the Women's Running team - trust us, we've been there! Resident GP Dr Juliet McGrattan helps you overcome your barriers to running, and we'll also give you eight great reasons to start today. Already a runner and need to step things up? We've got an eight-move Pilates workout for you, plus for the dedicated athlete, we'll show you 10 next-level exercises to strengthen your core. Plus, don't miss part two of our 2017 Ultimate Race Guide, detailing 100 must-do races from now till December.