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Description

Some people think of the core as a nice six-pack, or strong, toned abs, but the truth is that the abdominal muscles are a very small part of the core. The abs have very limited and specific action, and what experts refer to as the "core" actually consists of many different muscles that stabilize the spine and pelvis, and run the entire length of the torso. When these muscles contract, they stabilize the spine, pelvis and shoulder girdle and create a solid base of support. When this happens, we are able to generate powerful movements of the extremities. The core muscles also make it possible to stand upright with good posture and move with agility on two feet. These muscles help control movements, transfer energy, shift body weight and move in any direction. A strong core distributes the stresses of weight-bearing and protects the back. Core conditioning exercise programs need to target all these muscle groups to be effective. Core strength is key, Grasshopper!


Exercises

Set 1: 4 rounds
Flutter Kicks
Flutter Kicks
45 seconds
Floor Wipers
Floor Wipers
45 seconds

Set 2: 1 round
Rest
Rest
30 seconds

Set 3: 3 rounds
Contralateral Limb Raises
Contralateral Limb Raises
1 minute
Left Laying Clams
Left Laying Clams
1 minute
Right Laying Clams
Right Laying Clams
1 minute

Set 4: 1 round
Transition
30 seconds

Set 5: 1 round
Upward Facing Dog
Upward Facing Dog
55 seconds
Celebrate
5 seconds


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