Smarter Core Training

Last week, we discussed the dos and don’ts of core training.  To reiterate, we’re trying to train for core stability.  We’re not doing situps and twists.  Instead, we’re looking at preventing the spine from moving in our core training. 

            In last week’s examples, we looked at core training where you’re preventing rotation.  In this week, we’re looking at preventing the spine from extending.  To do this, we can look at basic core exercises like the planks and progressing them to fallouts on rings or a TRX straps.  We use these progressions at First Capital Gym.  Try them out

Planks (easiest to hardest):

Stability Ball Rollouts (from easiest to hardest):

Stirring The Pot:


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