Toned arms, strong legs, and chiseled abs are all factors that come into play when searching for the ideal athletic body. But what's the ideal body type for a runner?
A strong abdominal section may seem to only be important aesthetically, but it actually is of the utmost importance for runners. Having a strong mid-section can provide an assortment of benefits for runners, such as: providing a strong core, improvement of running form, as well as a reduction of stress on the back.
With the correct combination of ab strengthening techniques, one can become a stronger runner (and have that beach-ready body you always wanted!).