Strength & Flexibility Lesson 3: Engage Your Core Muscles
Learn How to Engage Your Core Muscles
The 29 muscles of your core – from the top of your chest to your hips including the front and back – provide the force to stabilize and move the body segments.
The following videos discuss the core area and show you cues that you can do to engage your core strength and ultimately your performance.
Video #1: How to Engage Your Transverse Abdominis
In this video, Krista Schultz, MEd, CSCS discusses the importance of the transverse abdominis and shows you how you can find and activate the essential core muscle.
Video #2: Three Cues for Dynamic Stability While Exercising
In this video, Krista Schultz, MEd, CSCS shows you three body cues that you can use to engage your core for stability while performing dynamic motions and exercises.