core exercises

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: core work, CrossFit, bodyweight exercise, breathing, surfing, and more!
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.
The following movement screens will allow you to assess your core stability and conduct core strength tests to see how you measure up. See if you actually know how to use and move your core.
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.
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.
This Breaking Muscle video outlines the proper way to execute both knees-to-elbows and toes-to-bar. Included are tips for speed and linking multiple reps together!