Tag: core training

Your Butt is a Steering Wheel, Make Sure It’s Got Power!

Female Athletes Need a Strong Core for Stability, Mobility, and Strength (This is one in a series of articles about how women can improve their performance with endurance sports based on the revolutionary book by Dr. Stacy Sims called Roar.) I’ve written a lot about core strength here, especially the evils of crunches and sit-ups.…

This Core Challenge Builds Mobility, Stability In Your Home

The four-week challenge works your core without equipment During the pandemic, keeping – or getting – or core (belly and back) in good shape is relatively easy to do and requires no equipment. I offer the Fit From Home Challenge, just to challenge ourselves, do something together, and keep fit during social distancing. The Fit…

Six Better Alternatives to Evil Crunches and Sit-Ups

Looking to Build Your Core More Effectively? Even if you can’t get back to the gym right now, a core workout is great for stability and mobility. However, don’t stop what you’re doing and pound out 100 crunches. Turns out that recent research shows crunches are not the best tool for core strength, and they…