In last week's blog post, we discussed the benefits of running: how it is good for your heart and lungs; how it can reduce stress; and how it gets you outside in the Colorado sunshine. This week we are taking it up a notch though -- and we mean literally. We are talking about the benefits of running (wait for it)...stairs.
To improve your core strength, incorporate a few of these ab exercises into your weekly workout routine. You can do them in addition to your cardio and other training, or you can dedicate a set amount of time specifically to your ab-work. Either way, start focusing on your abs now for a stronger, healthier body in the long run.
But here’s the thing: while avoiding the angry, spring-fevered gym crowds might be a good idea, skipping your workout is not. Here’s why:
Dedication and consistency matter—especially when completing your workout is the last thing you want to do.
Spring is just around the corner, and we cannot wait for warmer weather and more time outside! While the spring months in Colorado are notorious for snow, we are hoping for some warm(ish) weekends where we can hit the trails and get our fill of Rocky Mountain air.