It's all about that core, 'bout that core...
Nearly 30 million adults suffer from low back pain at any given time, according to CDC statistics.
Good reasons to give more attention to building core strength and stability abound — reasons like balance, good posture, more successful participation in sports and other physical activities, and general prevention of muscle fatigue and injury.
But relief from back pain is probably the most immediately noticeable benefit of building up your core. This complex of muscles that includes pretty much everything but your arms and legs is involved in most of the movements you make — stabilizing, transferring force and initiating movement. So, pretty important.
At the club, you have a lot of equipment to choose from to work your core (or the room to do your planks, reverse sit-ups and more). You also have access to the expertise of Razor’s fitness staff.
But you can supplement that with some desk (or desk adjacent) moves, too:
Here's also some exercises aimed specifically at improving posture. To addressed more serious posture concerns, you may also be interested in an Applied Kinesiology consultation.
Where did 2015 go? Hopefully, it's been a collection of good times, good friends and a fitter YOU! No matter your fitness right now, though, you can always use a few extras in your toolbox. Or, maybe you're in the process of transforming yourself, and looking for concrete steps to help you reach your goals. We'd like to offer you 30 tips (and a bonus) to assist as we launch ourselves into 2016: