Last month, we discussed core training as one of the burgeoning fitness trends for 2014. Simply put, core training targets the muscles of the trunk, from hips to shoulders. The benefits of a strong core are numerous, including better posture, reduced strain on the spine, improved respiratory function and a tighter, flatter tummy. Most importantly, a strong core will support all other athletic pursuits by improving the transfer of power to and from the limbs.
Looking to get started? Try a “v-sit” to work abs, obliques and hip flexors.