STT on YouTube – Core Training Series

Ab and low back exercises should be part of your routine every time you workout. From warm up to strength training to flexibility, the region of the body often called the “core” needs to be trained properly. The muscles of the abdomen and low back need to be warmed up, stretched, trained, and allowed to recover just like every other muscle of the body. Find time to fit each aspect into your program and to address flexion, extension, and rotation of this area of the body. Do not forget that this area of the body also inhibits the body from completing these motions too. Incorporate exercises that promote stability like planks and anti-flexion/rotation exercises is important also.

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  1. need to read Stuart McGill’s research on Low Back

    • Which one specifically? I will order them for the staff tomorrow. Thanks for the recommendation. I have heard great things about his books.

  2. good stuff- I have found variety in reps/time based sessions helps athletes stay aware and involved in correct mechanics of the exercise – athletes foundation is so critical in their development, not only the larger moving abdominal muscles but the deep intraabdominal as well. Keep up the good work – stay healthy!

    • Thanks for the comment. I agree with using time and reps to justify a progressive overload. Stay in touch!

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