Core Stability: What Is It, Really?

Core stability is a word that is misused enough that I felt motivated to discuss it in this month’s article.   Our “core” is the center of our body; everything between ribs and hips.  It houses the lumbar spine, our guts and is surrounded by latticed muscles in the front, back and sides.  “Stability” is the ability to resist movement and to support when demand is applied.  A bridge is stable when it supports cars from the top and resists wind […]

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