4 Core Exercises for Pull-Up Strength for Women
Follow these exercises to strengthen your abdominal muscles and get your first pull-up in no time.
Sophia McDermott Drysdale
Build a Resilient Spine: Create Power for Sport Performance
A body built for high performance starts with the core.
Build A Resilient Spine: Challenge Your System
Force your system to adapt to challenging stimuli for optimal function and performance.
Build a Resilient Spine: Lock Down Core Stability
Movement stimulus with core training ensures that your midsection fires under load.
5 Cutting-Edge Core Training Progressions
This year is about combinations. Nothing covers muscle development and body fat reduction than exercises driven by both arms and legs.
5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners
Core training doesn't have to be limited to crunches and planks. Here are some exercises to add to your routine.
Build Functional Strength With the Shovel Lift
This lift uses the length of the barbell to add even more challenge to our bodies.
Power Up Your Core With the Resisted Quadruped Rock
This exercise releases tightness in the thoracolumbar fascia while engaging the abdominal stabilizing muscles.
No More Bicycle Crunches: 5 Smart Exercises to Work Your Core
Let’s start treating the core like the three-dimensional piece of armor that it is.
Kettlebells for an Iron Core: A 3-Phase Training Plan
Try some of these progressions and see your functional strength jump to new heights.
Can You Hula Hoop Your Way to a Better Core?
Strangely enough, I am not the first person to ask this question.
What's a Fitness Trend? What's a Fad? Does It Matter?
The distinction between fad and trend is important. Do yourself a favor and skip the fads.
Eric C. Stevens
4 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Train Your Core
Safe, effective core strengthening is important for everyone, from hardcore athletes to deconditioned clients. Here's how to do it.
Plank Showdown: Science Tests Old-School vs. TRX
Are those people hanging from the TRX in the gym actually getting a workout?
The Value of the Get Up: Broken Down Into 6 Pieces
Here's a list of reasons why you should be doing the get up, broken down by section - as in, the various sections of the movement itself. And no, it's not just simply standing up with a bell.
Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level
Instead of relying on crunches and other popular core routines, I’d like to introduce a few exercises that’ll not only get you ripped, but also increase performance and functionality.
My Desert Island Exercise: Core Twist (Jathara Parivartanasana)
This core twist is simply a beast of an exercise. I’m going to give you two variations and four different props that you can use to make things easier.
Video: Ben Musholt - 4 Dynamic Plank Variations
In this video, Ben demonstrates four dynamic core stability exercises from the plank family - plank splits, side planks, plank side crunches, and side plank leg swings.
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