The main purpose of our core is not to enable flexion in the spine, but to stabilize it.  In fact the main reason why we are able to stand tall and not slouch over due to gravity, is in large part thanks to our core stabilizing muscles.  Essentially every bodily movement is aided by the strength of our core.  Yet it is remarkable to think how many people leave this out of their weekly routine.

To improve your results in the gym as well as accomplish your goals, one must work their muscles in respect to their function.  The following workouts ignore the flexion of the spine and focus on working all the core muscles involved in spinal stabilization.  I will be posting a series of work outs so keep your eye out and feel free to share your own workouts.

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THE 10 – 20 – 30 CHALLENGE

With school back in session and warm days slowly leaving us.  It is important to prepare for days in which we don’t have as much free time to workout.

Instead of skipping a day, try this short and intense workout that we are sharing courtesy of

We often skip days and allow ourselves to slide, because we feel that the only way to get a good workout is to be in the gym environment.  Too workout for extended periods of time and not miss any part of the usual routine.

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