Posts Tagged ‘core training’

Opinion: Doing Yoga Will Ruin Your Abs

If you’ve been to any yoga class, you’ve likely heard the instructor cue you to “draw your belly button to your spine” during various poses to work your core. This is sometimes known as “hollowing” or even “creating a vacuum” in bodybuilding circles. And let’s face it, it’s not uncommon to think about sucking in…

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Getting Creative with Loaded Carries: Part I

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving and the holiday season is fully upon us (like really, where did all the time go?). But with that being said, now is as good a time as ever for all of us to reflect on the year so far and look ahead at what’s to come. Upon reflection,…

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Move of the Week: Standing Low-to-High Cable Lift

Happy Wednesday! We’ve spoken before about rotation and how it should come from the proper places. Well, there’s more about that coming at you in today’s Move of the Week. Enjoy! THE MOVE: Standing Low-to-High Cable Lift MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Corrective/core; abs, obliques. WHY DO IT: Today’s move falls right in line with the half-kneeling…

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Move of the Week: Half-kneeling Anti-rotation Pull

Summer may be coming to an end, but there’s still time for ab work in the gym–the right kind! Read below to find out more. THE MOVE: Half-kneeling Anti-rotation Pull MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Corrective/core; abs, obliques. WHY DO IT: Remember the Med Ball Shoulder Flexion in Dead Bug from a while back? Today’s move falls…

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Know why muscles get “tight” & what core training really is?

Do you wish you actually understood why muscles get “tight,” as well as what core training is and, more importantly, is not? Have you heard of Dean Somerset? Because according to Eric Cressey, Tony Gentilcore, Joe DeFranco, and, well…the rest of the training world, the man knows what he is talking about when it comes to…

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