Unleashed: 1. Core Stabilization



Besides an obvious aesthetic advantage, developing your core will improve your posture as well as enhance your overall strength. Your center of gravity is the key to enhancing your every movement from sports performance to walking upright.

The core musculature is divided into three systems: local stabilization, global stabilization, and movement. Muscles such as the transversus abdominis, internal oblique, lumbar multifidus, pelvic floor muscles, and diaphragm all directly attach to the vertebrae and are responsible for stability and limit excessive or compressive forces between spinal segments. So apart from those sexy six pack abs that everyone looks at with envy, they actually serve an important purpose, which is to literally hold you up right. A strong and efficient core is necessary for acceleration, deceleration, stabilization, and the prevention of possible injury. In order for the entire human movement system to maintain proper muscular balance, a strong core must be in…

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