Tag Archive: core stability

Your New Ab Exercises

This week, I’m posting a catalog of my favorite ab exercises. These are unlike traditional crunches and situps which challenge the core’s ability to flex and extend the spine. These exercises challenge core stability, the ability to maintain proper posture, which is we want to transfer to sports movements.

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Is There a Relationship Between Core Stability and Shoulder Function?

In this week’s video, I review a new research study whose authors examined the relationship between performance in core stability exercises and shoulder dysfunction in collegiate overhead athletes. In this video, I summarize and clarify the important take-away messages from the results of this study and hope to show trainers how to read research a little more carefully in order not to jump to one way conclusions.

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