Creating a Core of Steel

six-pack absYour core consists of a variety of different muscles that perform multiple tasks including holding you upright as well as protecting vital organs. The “core” actually consists of different muscles all of which work to stabilize the spine and pelvis including the entire length of the torso. To build a strong core, you must exercise a variety of muscles ranging from your hips to your waist.

Strong core muscles help control movements, shift body weight, transfer energy and allow us to move in any direction; in short, they are probably the most important “group” of muscles in your body.

Strong abdominal muscles working with strong back muscles are essential for accomplishing everyday tasks like carrying groceries or lifting children. These muscles are also important if you want to avoid back problems and maintain great posture at your desk [Read more…]