Core strength: Cycling V - Women's Running

Core strength: Cycling V

Author: Chris Macdonald

Read Time:   |  October 16, 2014

Core strength cycling v

Core strength cycling Vs are as close as you can get to running, without the running. Each muscle contraction simulates running movement, so it’s a great way to improve your running strength without hitting the road.


  • Sit on the floor and lift your feet off the floor.
  • Place your hands next to your temples.
  • Twist your right elbow to your left knee.
  • Twist over to the other side.
  • Alternate between left and right.

Be safe

Keep your feet on the floor if you find the exercise too hard.

Chris Macdonald

Editor-at-Large, Women's Running

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