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The capacity of the muscles of the torso to assist in the maintenance of good posture, balance, etc., especially during movement.
- ‘Third, muscular strength of both lower back and abdominal muscles will provide support and stability for your spine, sometimes known as core stability.’
- ‘Core stability is crucial for injury prevention—anyone who has ever felt the pain of a severe back injury will understand what I am talking about.’
- ‘They're very functional—excellent for helping to develop core stability.’
- ‘Along with defining your buns and the backs of your thighs, you'll develop more core stability, which translates to better posture and stronger muscles.’
- ‘Hence, developing core stability is essential to maintaining optimal fitness, injury prevention and good performance.’
- ‘Over the last few years the importance of 'core stability' in athletic training and preparation has been increasingly recognized.’
- ‘It would incorporate co-ordination and isolation skills, as well as learning about the different muscle groups and core stability.’
- ‘If technique, flexibility and core stability (abdominal/postural strength) are all good, no injuries should ever arise.’
- ‘To recap, core stability describes a strong trunk which stays rigid during athletic and everyday activities.’
- ‘So while 50 static crunches can't hurt, they aren't necessarily going to help build your core stability.’
- ‘Flexibility, strength and core stability are essential pre-requisites for both the dancer and gymnast.’
- ‘At the same time, however, we've started working for core stability and improved posture.’
- ‘She led practical and progressive sessions on core stability.’
- ‘Choose exercises that place maximum demand on your buttock and hamstring muscles while also challenging core stability.’
- ‘The transverse abdominus maintains core stability, helping provide support to the spine, rib cage and pelvis.’
- ‘Physical conditioning includes the requirement to develop skills not normally associated with aerobic fitness and strength such as agility, balance, co-ordination and core stability.’
- ‘This is but one example of a move that improves strength, power, muscle mass, core stability, balance and overall athleticism.’
- ‘Like all Pilates sessions, the underlying emphasis is on core stability and fluid, functional strength.’
- ‘My priority was reducing his weight, strengthening his core stability and making sure he remained supple.’
- ‘The exercises required for core stability are very specialised and require instruction from a physiotherapist.’
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