core strength

We hear a lot about unstable training these days, but is it the best way to work muscles that function as prime movers? A new study explores the role of stability in the overhead press.
Ask any average person on the street how to get nice abs and they'll probably mention crunches. A new research review suggests you're probably better off doing deadlifts and squats.
This generalized training program is designed to assist in passing the functional screens and strength tests and bring you to an acceptable level of core stability and strength.
What exactly constitute the mysterious "core"? And as an athlete how should you strengthen it differently than a bodybuilder? Here's my advice on how to build a strong core.
Diastasis recti can happen to anyone, from newborn babies to athletes with six-pack abs. Here are 5 facts that everyone should know about abdominal separation, pregnant or not.
Do you want super strong abs? But you don't want to do crunches? Do you even know precisely what your core muscles consist of? You don't have to do a single sit up to actually strength your core.
A strong low back is essential for powerful and injury-free movements in sports and other activities. But how do you keep your low back strong? Here are some dynamic stretches and lifts to help you.
An examination of core muscles and their activation during the overhead press. Plus some analysis of the general shenanigans surrounding the "core" in the fitness world.
Contrary to popular belief isolation exercises might not be the best way to target individual core muscles. Science says "integration" core exercises work best.
There are volumes of info on emotional preparation for a c-section, but for active moms that isn’t enough. Moms need to know prenatal exercise isn’t only meant to prepare for vaginal birth.
The final week of our 3 week mission to get fit for our winter vacation -- guaranteed to get us in shape for the mountain! Read on to finish up your training for the slopes.
The Turkish Get Up is like a great party trick - it's fun for others to watch and really rewarding to do yourself. The best part is, it really does get you strong, too! Learn the basics here.
Kettlebells are all the rage, but do you know how to do a proper kettlebell swing without hurting yourself and getting the most benefit from the movement?