One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An exercise session that strengthens the muscles of the torso, especially the lower back and abdominal area.
- ‘For a complete core workout, do exercises that involve a variety of motions—rotation, flexion and extension—while using balance tools to challenge stability.’
- ‘AS a rough guide, he recommends using a 5- to 10-pound ball for tossing exercises, a 10- to 20-pound ball for a solid core workout, and anything more than 20 pounds for a leg routine that on building the quads and hamstrings.’
- ‘But what do these mean, and why do you need a core workout, anyway?’
- ‘Now 46, Cory has downshifted her ab training; it's paired with low back in a core workout she does 2-3 days a week.’
- ‘"It works your chest, triceps, shoulders and forearms, and as a bonus, you get a great core workout because of the continuous twisting."’
- ‘While the slide board offered a solid core workout when utilized in its purest capacity, there was little room for creative choreography.’
- ‘McLain's cutting-edge exercises are designed to work all four abdominal muscles and your spine extensors for a complete core workout.’
- ‘Next time you're sort on time and still want to get in a thorough ab and core workout, use the crunch and switch your focus from the rectus technique to the oblique technique with each set.’
- ‘I guess it is a good core workout trying to keep your balance.’
- ‘Great for dancers interested in supplementing class with a core workout and/or those who want to work their abs and flexibility at home.’
- ‘"Core workouts, like the ones I do with my trainer, give fast, targeted results."’
- ‘We do a lot of abs and core workout.’
- ‘The following 15-minute core workout targets your midsection with six exercises, moving from your lower abs to your core, then to your upper abs and finally to your lower back.’
- ‘You could also try splitting your midsection routine into abdominal and core workouts, training abs on pull day and doing core strengthening on push day.’
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