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3 Core Moves Using Just One Affordable Piece Of Equipment

One of the most important pieces of strength training equipment that every runner should own costs less than an iced almond milk latte. This inexpensive and easy to travel with essential item can help you build a stronger core.

A mini band is a small, unassuming piece of equipment, but it can be the key to building strength this summer. The band increases the intensity of your core exercises and allows you to take your workouts to the next level without having to go to a gym or buy expensive equipment.

Here are 3 exercises for runners using the mini band that will challenge both your core and glute muscles.

Side Plank with Leg Lifts

side plank with leg lift - mini band

Plank Jacks

Plank Jacks with Mini Band

Forearm Plank with Leg Lifts

Plank Leg Lifts with Mini Band

Race Pace Jess

Race Pace Jess

Jess Underhill fell in love with running during a rough patch in life, a time period most people just refer to as middle school. Twenty-six years later that first runner's high she experienced continues to shape nearly every aspect of her life, including her career. She has a Master's Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, is graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is a UESCA Certified Run Coach. Most recently Jess launched Race Pace Run Club, a free virtual run club that welcomes runners of all levels from coast to coast and also meets in-person in NYC. She is an ambassador for Sparkly Soul Headbands