Client Spotlight: Mary Jo

Meet client Mary Jo. Mary Jo came to me a few months ago as a referral from a current lady that I train. Her goals were very simple as she wanted to increase her current fitness level while losing weight in the process. When I sat her down the first time to go over my...

How to stabilize your core during strenuous activity

To train athletes that have use there core muscle to stabilize their trunks while breathing heavily, having them hold planking exercises with elevated breathing is very useful. Some athletes only have difficulty stabilizing their trunks during times of elevated...

Train the core for endurance, not absolute strength

When training the core muscles for trunk stability, endurance is far more important than absolute strength. The problem with training the core for endurance is the likelihood of compensations from other muscles (like the hip flexors) getting involved when an exercise...