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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Some Great Core Exercises(Sorry Having Issues With Blogger)

The core is the most important region of an athletes body.  Many crucial factors that revolve around the core are essential to the performance of anyone during training.

Increased core strength leads to increased balance, something especially important to those whose sport involves kicking such as soccer or football (for kickers and punters). For runners, a strong core helps keep the pelvis properly aligned and also improves one’s running economy.  Having a strong core also increases speed and explosive power!

So lets take a look at a few of my favorites!

L-Sit Pull-Ups

Hanging Leg Raise

Side Plank With Leg & Arm Lift

Decline Reverse Crunch

Using a decline bench, lie on your back with your head at the top of the bench, near where your feet usually go. Next, hold the top of the bench with both hands. Hold your legs straight out together in the air, parallel to the floor using your abs to hold them there. Slowly bring your pelvis up and in towards your chest, having

TRX Pikes

 Mountain Climbers

 Decline Weighted Russian Twists 


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