The Single Best Exercise To Keep You Injury Free

By Chris Lauretani, PT, MS, CSCS, CKTP, TGI CGFI

Every runner has encountered injuries while running and most injuries, especially in the dog days of summer marathon training, tend to be lower body overuse injuries. These injuries can last weeks if not months and typically consist of problems like ITB tendonitis, hip bursitis, and a myriad of foot and ankle disorders. One major cause for these overuse injuries can be blamed on poor pelvic and core stability, a problem that affects recreational and elite runners alike.