The above training video walks you through 5 key dynamic stretches and core activation exercises that will help you to best prepare for a run or strength training session.

5 key exercises

Exercise 1: The Dead Bug

  • Improves cross body core stability and activation

Exercise 2: Thoracic Spine Mobility Drill (Quadruped)

  • Improves mid back mobility and rotational core stability

Exercise 3: Down Dog to Spiderman Lunge 

  • Improves hip mobility and hamstring flexibility 

Exercise 4: Bird Dog

  • Improves anti rotational core stability

Exercise 5: Squat to Stand with Lateral Reach

  • Improves core and hip mobility, hamstring flexibility and lateral mobility through the mid back

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