So, I want to try and add a different dimension to my training outside of running. Ideally I'd like to build core strength and generally have a better all-round fitness.
I wanted to know what kinds of things have people have tried and how it has helped them with their running?
I have been told that pilates is really good for helping with the above but wanted to see what other things I might not have considered
Pilates is very good for core strength. Enjoyable too (well, I enjoy it).
I have recently started yoga to work on core/balance/flexibility/all round fitness and am totally hooked! I also do Spinning which is a really good workout but not weight bearing.
The rowing machine, preferably a Concept 2. Non-weight-bearing so a good rest from the impact of running and a nice workout to flush the legs through after a hard run the day before. If you're doing it correctly it's 60 per cent legs and 20 each for core and arms/shoulders.
I was interested in pilates. The instructor asked me how flexible I am. I told her I can't do Tuesdays or Fridays.
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