3 GREAT CORE STRENGTHENERS Tone your abs and back to become a stronger,
more balanced runner.


Want a sweet six-pack? Yes, of course you do. But the real benefit of doing core work and building stronger abdominal and back muscles is that it improves your posture and stability, betters your form and can make you a fitter, faster runner. However, as we all know, getting a tight midsection does not magically happen overnight. For starters, try incorporating these runner-friendly exercises from 2015 200m World Champion Dafne Schippers, a quick sample from her new 12-minute Core Control Workout on the Nike+ Training Club app, into your routine a few times each week.


Whether you want to get lean, get toned or build strength, there's an NTC workout for you. Download the app (it's free on iOS and Android), and you'll be able to choose from over 100 workouts by Nike Master Trainers, with drills focused on high-intensity interval training (HIT), yoga, Pilates, running and more. You'll also receive trainer tips from pro athletes, be able to share sessions with your crew and receive extra motivation from the entire NTC community.
View the full Dafne Schippers' Core Control Workout and get more cross-training tips, workouts and advice on the NTC app.


NIKE+TRAINING CLUB Run smarter. Train better. Over 100 workouts created by Nike Master Trainers - whether you want to get lean, get toned, get strong or get focused,NTC has you covered - free on iOS and Android.