Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Core Strenghtening with Matt Tegenkamp Videos

Are you at home, pen in hand, wondering what to add to your new year's resolutions?

How about IMPROVING YOUR CORE STRENGTH!

So how does one develop a strong core? Check out the links listed below from Runner's World as they feature Matt Tegenkamp demonstrating his core routine.

Tegenkamp (formerly of University of Wisconsin) just finished 4th at the most recent World Championships in the 5000m and is the American Record holder in the 2 mile (8:07.07). Tegenkamp broke the American record came as he closed very strongly passing many elite runners including Alan Webb before he went on his record setting tear in Europe. Tegenkamp is also the 4th fastest American in the 5000m. at 13:04.9 and is the holder of a respectable mile personal best of 3:56.38. He is certainly part of the American running group that have made quite a statement in the distance running world scene.

In the next video links, Matt shows you his routine that covers the following:
Part 1 - The Warm-Up

Part 2 - Floor Routine

Part 3 - Matt's Dumbbell Routine

Part 4 - Matt's Balance & Glute Routine

Feel free to add other links that you may have discovered online that can help many of us out here with our core.

1 comment:

Rundoodle said...

Very timely post for me... I didn't know about the Runner's World videos. What a great resource! Thanks for sharing.