The Number One Reason Why You Won’t Reach Your Training Goals


Marathon Training Academy

June 6, 2016

In this guest post for Marathon Training Academy, you will learn how to effectively exercise and work the core muscles in order to prevent or treat low back pain (LBP) as well as other common running injuries affected by weakness in the core and pelvic muscles.

The number one reason why runners won’t reach their goals is also one of the most preventable reasons: injury!  Nothing derails a perfectly developed training plan like an injury.

The most common injury to runners is also the most common injury for those in the western world: low back pain (LBP).  LBP is estimated to affect nearly 80% of the U.S. population at one time or another.  And worse yet, once you have experienced an episode of LBP you have a 90% chance of having a reoccurrence.  Continue Reading