core training

A complete system has elements of performance, but it must also address injury prevention and whole body integration.
If you want to be able to move like a gymnast, start by creating a strong, stable core.
This exercise will light up the four muscles of your abdominal wall and improve hip-to-shoulder strength and stability.
This year is about combinations. Nothing covers muscle development and body fat reduction than exercises driven by both arms and legs.
Strong obliques allows us to maintain spinal rigidity whilst being under external forces.
Can't find the time or the money to go to the gym? Try Andy McKenzie's tough, minimalist bodyweight workout.
Here are two drills to progress you towards performing the full L-sit with good position.
Core training doesn't have to be limited to crunches and planks. Here are some exercises to add to your routine.
This exercise releases tightness in the thoracolumbar fascia while engaging the abdominal stabilizing muscles.
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.
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.