Six-pack dreams are all well and good, but getting a more streamlined midsection shouldn't stop there. According to Daily Burn 365 trainer Dara Theodore, the obliques are basically the secret sauce to maintaining strength, mobility and stability in your core.
The following program includes several exercises that truly teach you how to get down into the core. Master the feeling of the contractability of your core muscles so that you can learn how to incorporate these bracing techniques when executing any and all exercise programs and sports participation.
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When I ask my clients to do core training it requires them to look beyond abs and see a system of muscles that work together to complete almost all the physical movements you make. For this reason I've put together what I feel are not only the best, but the most eye-opening core exercises.
Once you've mastered the forearm plank, it's time to mix things up. There are countless plank variations, but here are a
Movement mastery is important. Why? Whatever your goals are with exercising, you will not be able to accomplish them if you become injured or are unable to move freely and efficiently.
Many of us think of Pilates as primarily an ab sculpting core workout, but Pilates is great for toning the entire body. This Pilates-inspired arm workout can be done in your home, at your office or in your hotel room.
Increasing flexibility throughout your body can help keep your muscles at their peak as well as help prevent injuries. Everyone and anyone can benefit from increasing core stability and flexibility.
The Fix: Ditch this machine from your routine altogether, and instead, try a fairly new concept growing in popularity called