Katie Newton is a freelance writer, speech and language pathologist, and retired professional runner for the Boston Athletic Association High Performance Team. Her running achievements include qualifying for the Olympic Trials at the 10,000m run and marathon distance, qualifying for the US National Teams, and finishing in the top 10 at various US Road Race National Championship events throughout her career.
Articles by Katie Newton
Don’t overlook this important part of your marathon training! Your race goals will thank you.
Rest assured that it’s possible to keep your marathon training on track, even if you train on a treadmill.
Ultimately, no one food will make or break your recovery and training. However, the regular inclusion of anti-inflammatory foods in your diet will aid naturally in your body’s response therefore help you recover more effectively from your workouts.
The main benefit of core strength for runners is increased stabilization in the torso. Your core muscles are what keep your torso upright when you run, and reduce “wobbling” when moving your arms and legs.