Core strength can improve stride length and speed, and prevent injuries. Always engage your lower abdominals during core strength exercises. Find more Mini Marathon training tips for runners and walkers at http://www.pinterest.com/stfrancishealth/mini-marathon-training-tips/.
A solid strength training program can help runners�perform better�and lower the risk of injury. Here are some of the moves every runner should include as part of their strength-training program. via @SparkPeople
Fuel belts, gel packs, water bottles and more. Every runner has their equipment preferences, but some runs require certain items more than others. While most runners simply opt for shoes and workout clothes, you may want to consider additional items for long distances. Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, identifies what equipment you need or don't need while running.