Veteran track and cross country coach at Villanova, Marcus O’ Sullivan, shows you a great core development exercise. This will strengthen your runners’ core to improve balance and posture, which is essential for successful track and cross country running.
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University of Illinois Head Coach, Kevin Hambly, works with his players on a core focused blocking exercise. It is important for the athletes to feel they are pushing with their core as they block the ball. This will give you more strength in your blocks than pushing with just your shoulders.