core training

Let’s start treating the core like the three-dimensional piece of armor that it is.
You can only hold a plank for so long. To increase the core strength benefits of this exercise, add a sandbag and start pulling.
Try some of these progressions and see your functional strength jump to new heights.
Strangely enough, I am not the first person to ask this question.
You could be missing out on some effective cross-training by overlooking the kettlebell.
Here are two drills to progress you towards performing the full L-sit with good position.
To become strong and stable, include the plank and its several variations in your bodyweight regimen.
Safe, effective core strengthening is important for everyone, from hardcore athletes to deconditioned clients. Here's how to do it.
The infamous “draw your belly button to your spine” cue. Not only is there no evidence to support it, but it does not lead to a stable spine.
Bracing is important, but it isn’t the only piece of the puzzle to creating a trunk that is stable enough to stand up with massive weights on the chest or overhead.
The HumanX AbX improves the quality of your core work and also serves as a mobility device for the thoracic spine.
When it comes to ab work I start with the plank. People ask why we start here and the answer is simple - because it teaches you how to find and keep neutral spine and the correct bracing sequence.
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.
Core strength is important for the transfer of power from one part of the body to another - especially important in a sport like judo. Here's a program I recommend for building core strength for judo.
How do we train to have a six-pack while avoiding potential spine damage? I take one of my favorite Tim Ferriss concepts and pair it with Pavel Tsatsouline to create a killer abdominal workout.
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Last week we got started on our 3 week mission to get fit for the slopes! This week the work continues. Read on for great workouts and photo illustrations of all the movements.