Tag Archives: Core Exercises

The Favorite Core Exercise of Top Strength Coaches

When people think of the core, they think of the abs but it is so much more than that. Many people consider the core to consist of anything between the nipple and the knees. Either way, I asked some of the best strength coaches what their favorite core exercise is. …

Read More »

How to Fix Your Tight Hip Flexors

In my practice as an athletic trainer, probably over 60 percent of the complaints I hear from athletes is because of tight hip flexors. Is it because they sit in a desk for 8 hours a day? Probably. Is it because they have a weak posterior chain? Probably. It is …

Read More »

The Half-Kneeling Press: Starting From The Bottom

Going back to square one can be a good thing. Starting over on a project can allow you to reset and rebuild to make things better. The same goes for building better movement patterns. Sometimes you have bring things back down to earth to build a better base leading to …

Read More »

Plank Mistakes and How to Correct Them

The plank maybe the most popular and most widely used core exercise known to man and with good reason. The plank is easy to use for anybody. It requires no equipment, all you need is your body. Multiple variations also allow you to fend off boredom in your workouts Dr. …

Read More »

2 Tips To Safer Six-Pack Abs

Six-pack abs are the holy grail of fitness. If you are sporting well defined abs most people will assume you workout but the abs are more than eye candy. With the help of the rest of the core musculature they provide stability and help maintain spinal health. Traditional core training(crunches …

Read More »