core training

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.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics - Primal Move, CrossFit, tips for lifting, Usain Bolt, and more!
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.