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Weekly Workout – Post-Running Core


I completely missed my alarm this morning – as in I don’t even remember turning it off!  Maybe that was a good thing.  Instead I studied muscles at a microscopic level, cooked a delicious salad for lunch (yes I’ll share soon!) and stuck around on campus after class to take a yoga class.  The yoga was just what my hips wanted.  And now I’ll be ready for a lake run tomorrow followed by today’s core routine!

Sometimes after my shorter runs (6 miles or less) I like to work my muscles a little bit more.  It helps condition them for the rarer longer runs.  Here’s a really simple (but still challenging) routine you can do after a shorter run without any equipment!


Do 15 reps of each move.  Repeat the circuit up to 3 times!

  • Pusups
  • Squats
  • Alternating forward lunges
  • Dips
  • Calf Raises
  • Bicycle crunches
  • Hip Raises