Core Exercises to Increase Speed & Endurance in the Middle Distances!

Rose Monday, former World Masters Champion in the 800 m & 1500m, is no stranger to hard work. In this segment, she talks about the importance of Strength Training and how it plays into a distance runner’s success. These easy to do exercises will be great contributors to your speed and endurance when running the 800m & 1500m.

In this clip, Rose puts one of her athlete’s through some basic and easy to do core exercises that not only strengthen your core, but also increase your stability which is key when having to push yourself in the middle of those sprint-distance races. Just like any new movement it’s important to slow down and learn the proper technique before going full blast.

Gain more insight and an additional video clip from, Becoming a Champion: 800/1500M for Girls’ Track & Field. Discover other great Middle Distance videos apart of our large Track & Field DVD collection!

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