Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Core (U.S. News and World Report)
Posted: Mar 30, 2023 in In the News
This article originally appeared in U.S. News and World Report on March 30, 2023.
Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Core
By Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM
While sculpted abdominal muscles are often featured in advertisements, social media posts and magazine articles, there is more to strong abs than good looks. Strong abdominal muscles are key to increasing core strength and endurance, improving posture, reducing low-back pain and enhancing sports performance.
In addition, a strong core is essential for proper stability and mobility, which helps with performing activities of daily living like lifting heavy objects and recreational activities like swinging a golf club.
Stated simply, core conditioning should be part of any well-rounded workout program.
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