Olympic Runner Julie Culley's Core Workout

Olympic middle distance runner Julie Culley demonstrates a 26-move core workout designed to strengthen the abs and core without tiring the legs.

15. PB Bridge with Dynamic Arms

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15. PB Bridge with Dynamic Arms

Start in a bridge position with your back on a physioball. Lift and straighten your left leg so it's off the ground and pointing directly in front of you. Raise your right arm over and behind your head, then swing that arm down to your side as you lift your left arm over and behind your head. Continue swinging your arms for all reps, then switch supporting legs.

Sets/Reps: 2×5 on each side.

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Start in a bridge position with your back on a physioball. Lift and straighten your left leg so it's off the ground and pointing directly in front of you. Raise your right arm over and behind your head, then swing that arm down to your side as you lift your left arm over and behind your head. Continue swinging your arms for all reps, then switch supporting legs.

Sets/Reps: 2×5 on each side.


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