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Core Training, Performance, and Training Time (a Rant of Sorts). by Eugene Thong Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Mar 2009 3:36pm Picked this up from Conditioning Research (thanks Chris): Optimizing performance by improving core stability and core strength. Allow me to summarize the study for you:  There’s little to no hard science recommending core work for athletes.  Now, before you get all up in arms and start screaming about instability leading to injury and how t ... Read on »
Nike Training Club: Serena Williams’ Core Training by Doug Wallace Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 12:06am Nike Training Club is an Apple (or Droid) based app, a variety of workout routines straight from professional athletes, that can be downloaded to choose workout routines, set fitness goals, monitor calories burned, share results with others, and much more. Serena Williams' Nike Training Club app shows the positive benefits of Core Tr ... Read on »
Core Training Scottsdale Arizona | Abdominal Training by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 21 Sep 2009 10:01pm Click to Play Core Training | Abdominal Training Scottsdale Arizona with top trainer Scott White: join now: Read on »
Core Training: Help Me Find My Core! by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 May 2012 9:00am Getting Started with Functional Fitness Ever Wonder Which Muscles Really Should Be Working to “Use Your Core” for Improved Functional Fitness? Discover the true “Core” muscles and begin incorporating more exercises into your workouts to find & strengthen your core.  Help reduce back pain, improve posture,  strength, mobility, and s ... Read on »
Why Core Training! What's the Core? by The Powersource Fitness Studio Posted Sat 24 Oct 2009 11:33am Every movements we do comes from our core. Our core works as the gyroscope to keep us balanced in our daily movements. If our upper and lower body is strong, but the core is weak, we are very vulnerable to a host of problems, the biggest of which is injury. Low back pain, bulging stomachs, loose gluteals, and large “love-handles” are strong signs ... Read on »
Core training for the Prenatal Client! by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Wed 11 Nov 2009 12:00am Core stability training should be done in the first trimester.  A variety of core exercises should be completed, from core stability to core strength.  After the first trimester caution should be given to having the client lying completely flat on their back. One should still continue to do core exercises standing ... Read on »
Core Training Made Simple by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Apr 2012 12:51am Strong abdominals not only give a slim, fit appearance, they are also your spine’s main support system and are vital to good posture.  When contracted, the abdominal muscles unload pressure from the spine. But strong abdominals are only part of the equation – a strong torso also includes strong back and gluteal (buttocks) muscles. The concept o ... Read on »
Slosh Pipe for Core Training by Joe S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 2:15pm This morning, I made another appearance on Grand Rapids’ Fox 17 Morning Show to discuss a fun li’l training tool known as the slosh pipe (a HUGE thank you to Sarah for leading into the segment with Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper” and keeping my ‘guilty pleasure’ on the downlow). Fox 17 Morning Show host Sarah Brodhead wrestles with the slosh ... Read on »
Top 5 Core Training Tips by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 5:00pm Get a handle on the Top 5 Core Training Tips! If you are going to be a successful athlete, YOU MUST HAVE A STRONG, POWERFUL CORE! Your body's core consists of the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex, thoracic spine and cervical spine, shoulder girdle and pelvic floor. THE CORE is your body's center of gravity. Many athletes have sufficient EXTREMITY STR ... Read on »
Core Training on the Stability Ball by Deni P. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:00pm Core Training with the Stability Ball Introduction:   Also known as the Swiss ball, the physioball the stability ball is the most versatile piece of exercise equipment to enter the fitness field in more than a decade.   Was introduced over 90 years ago in the physical therapy arena helping children with cerebral palsy to maintain reflex respon ... Read on »