Why a strong core is important.
Core strength is arguably the most important thing to work on when you're starting a fitness program. Having a strong trunk can save you from some big injury-related issues down the road.
You have probably been told in the past why core exercises are important. Let's get into those reasons and tell you about some exercises to help strengthen your core.
Why is a strong core important?
Core exercises work your abs, hips, lower back, and pelvis and help them all work together to keep you feeling stable and injury-free! Having a strong core can also help with aesthetic goals and can help make your mid-section smaller and tighter.
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Why do you need a strong core?
How to strengthen your core.
1) Plank - Bracing yourself on your elbows and toes and make a straight line from your shoulder to your toes. Squeeze your abs. Hold this position for 10-30 seconds. To make this exercise easier use your knees as your contact point with the floor instead of your toes.