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 26.2 miles, here is a series of core-strengthening exercises to accompany your training. Since you will be increasing your milage 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 maximize speed and efficiency.
— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb