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Marathon Prep: Core-Strengthening Exercises

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Marathon Prep: Core-Strengthening Exercises

If running a marathon is on your horizon, then we want to provide you with everything you need for race day. Beginning with our 18-week training plan, designed to help you build endurance for those 42 kilometres, here is a series of core-strengthening exercises to accompany your training. Since you will be increasing your mileage during this18-week period, it's vital that you have a strong back and abdominals to maintain proper running posture. This combination of exercises is specifically designed for runners and will help maximise speed and efficiency.

— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb

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