Saturday, 1 June 2019

Benefits Of Core Strengthening Exercises

  gymprofea       Saturday, 1 June 2019

Benefits Of Core Strengthening Exercises


Benefits Of Core Strengthening Exercises : Its main function is to generate enough power to aid all body movements. The abs are a part of your core, but they are not the only core muscles. To strengthen your core, you must target all the core muscles

  1. Help you get a flat tummy.

  2. Improve core muscle power.

  3. Improve muscle coordination.

  4. Prevent injury.

  5. Help stabilize the torso.

  6. Improve respiratory function.

  7. Improve posture.

  8. Stabilize the spine, ribs, and pelvis.


The list of all the core muscles:



  1. External Abdominal Obliques – These are the muscles seen pointing diagonally downwards from either side. They are located on the side and front of the abdomen.

  2. Internal Abdominal Obliques – These muscles are under the external abdominal obliques, but point in the opposite direction.

  3. Rectus Abdominis – These are the muscles that correspond to the popularly known ‘six-pack’, seen as those squarish parts in the middle. They are located along the front of the abdomen.

  4. Transverse Abdominis – These are the deepest muscles, behind the oblique muscles and around the spine.

  5. Glutes – These are the hip muscles that help in various movements like walking, sitting, and bending.

  6. Pelvic Floor – These are the muscles that you can feel when you try to stop urinating. You will know your pelvic floor muscles are weak if you pass a little urine unintentionally when you cough, laugh, sneeze, or workout.

  7. Scapular Muscles – These muscles include the ones present on your upper back and at the back of your shoulders – the trapezius, rhomboid, teres minor and major, serratus anterior, pectoralis minor, etc.

So, now you know that to strengthen the core, you must target all the muscles mentioned above. Let’s get started with the exercise


Top 15 Core Strengthening Exercises


Flutter Kicks

Target Muscles – Glutes, hip flexors, lower abs, quads, hamstrings, and calves.
Seated Knee Tuck

Target Muscles – Upper, middle, and lower abs, glutes, quads, hamstrings, calves, back of the shoulders, biceps, and triceps.
Russian Twist

Target Muscles – Internal and external obliques, rectus abdominis, traps, spinal erectors, shoulders, hamstrings, and quads.
Crunches

Target Muscles – Rectus abdominis, internal and external obliques, lats, and shoulders.
Bicycle Crunch

Target Muscles – Upper, mid, and lower abs, obliques, quads, hamstrings, calves, lats, and shoulders.
Vertical Leg Crunch

Target Muscles – Upper, mid, and lower abs, obliques, quads, hamstrings, rhomboids, lats, and deltoids.
Reverse

Target Muscles – Upper, mid, and lower abs, obliques, quads, hamstrings, and deltoids.
Sit-ups

Target Muscles – Upper, mid, and lower abs, obliques, and deltoids.
Bridge

Target Muscles – Chest, abs, lower back, upper back, glutes, quads, and hamstrings.
V-sit

Target Muscles – Abs, glutes, obliques, quads, shoulders, quads, and hamstrings.
Plank

Target Muscles – Abs, glutes, quads, shoulders, hamstrings, and biceps.
Side Plank

Target Muscles – Abs, glutes, quads, shoulders, obliques, hamstrings, and biceps.
Push-up

Target Muscles – Abs, glutes, chest, shoulders, obliques, and deltoids.
Plank Jacks

Target Muscles – Abs, glutes, chest, shoulders, obliques, deltoids, adductors, abductors, calves, and hamstrings.
Plank Rotation

Target Muscles – Abs, glutes, chest, shoulders, obliques, deltoids, lower back, adductors, abductors, calves, quads, and hamstrings.
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  2. Hey this post abslutely made me think! Thanks-I wouldn't have thought of things from your p.o.v otherwise.

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