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Core Exercises

3-Minute Plank Challenge

Jenn Zerling | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

Most planks are static, meaning, you just hang out in a basic plank. Not this plank. Instead, there is a dynamic component to it in that you will be timing the transitions and throwing your balance off within the basic plank format.

The 5 Best Core Exercises You Probably Aren't Doing

Matthew Basso | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

When I ask my clients to do core training it requires them to look beyond abs and see a system of muscles that work together to complete almost all the physical movements you make. For this reason I've put together what I feel are not only the best, but the most eye-opening core exercises.

7 Reasons To Strengthen Your Core That Have Nothing To Do With 6-Pack Abs

Posted 12.16.2014 | OWN

The six-pack is nice and all, but here's why we really need strong, supportive abdominals. By Corrie Pikul Reason 1: It will help you outperfo...

6 Core Exercises To Make You A Stronger, Faster Runner

Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jason Fitzgerald for Life by DailyBurn As runners, we love to lace up our shoes and head out the door to enjoy a few fun miles. The endorphin ru...

Move of the Day: Plank With Arm Raise

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move so you can do each one back to back or individually.

Move of the Day: V-Ups

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move so you can do each one back to back or individually.

The Best Way To Strengthen Your Core, From Simone De La Rue (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

If you want a stronger core, celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue shared her favorite exercise when she came by Mondays With Marlo. To strengthe...

The Fitness Myths That Hold You Back, and How to Succeed: Myth 4 -- The Flat Stomach Myth

Anat Baniel | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

I fully agree that strong abdominals are very useful and important to have. But this is not the full story. The most powerful muscles of our body are all the muscles that are attached to the pelvis, what I call the "power center."

Curls for Your... Core?

Jeff Halevy | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Biceps curls are a staple in many men's workout routines. They also happen to be a staple of ridicule in the training world. But I think we might be rushing to judgment by convicting the curl -- which, as it turns out, might be a great core exercise!

Getting to the Core: 4 Myths About Strengthening Your Abs

Stacy Barrows | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

Activating our core muscles has been a mantra by many professionals helping their clients in seeking better overall strength, protecting from back pain and improving performance. But what I learned early in my PT practice is that our brains do not know muscles, only movement.

Increase Your Core Strength And Flexibility With These 7 Abdominal Exercises

Organic | Posted 12.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Increasing flexibility throughout your body can help keep your muscles at their peak as well as help prevent injuries. Everyone and anyone can benefit from increasing core stability and flexibility.

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: Why You Should Stop Using This Gym Machine | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Swiss Ball Rollout

Joe Dowdell, CSCS | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Joe Dowdell, CSCS

Get down on your knees with your toes pointed on the ground in front of a swiss ball. Start by placing your forearms on the swiss ball with your elbow...

Learn About These Healthy Trends: Ffactor And Physique 57

Eric Villency | Posted 10.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Eric Villency

Over the past few months, I have sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness.

Attention Six-Pack Seekers: All Those Crunches May Not Be Working

Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Dunham for Brace yourselves, but you know all those crunches you’ve been faithfully logging at the gym each week? They m...

5 Moves To Blast Belly Fat

Jeanette Jenkins | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Jenkins

The core is a group of muscles just like any other area in your body, and you must train them if you want them to improve with better strength, tone, endurance and flexibility.

The Braced Squat: Ultimate Core Exercise For A Strong And Sexy Midsection

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

NBC Chief Meteorologist and USA Indoor and Outdoor Masters Track & Field Champion Paul Ossmann performing a braced squat at the David Buer Fitness Stu...