Monday, December 15, 2008

Core Stability of the Back

I came across this great article.

When I was reading it, I thought I had wrote it.

Why is that?

It speaks to a lot of what I write about in my, Core Stability of the Back

The key point is there is more to the core than just rectus abdominis and a
strong 6-pack does not give you a pain-free back.

Enjoy the read.

- Rick

Work your core - whatever that means

October 10, 2008 - Globe and Mail - Wendy Leung

Vancouver physiotherapist Katie Steele says almost every gym has one: a
muscular guy whose six-pack abs pop through his shirt, yet who nevertheless
has a massive, distended belly.

Physiques like his, she says, are the prime example of how not to approach
core fitness. A strong core will pull the belly in like a corset, Ms. Steele
says, whereas a six-pack pertains only to the superficial layer of muscles
on top

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Keywords - Core Stability,

Rick Kaselj
Registered Kinesiologist Specializing in Injury Rehabilitation
Surrey, BC, Canada
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1 comment:

Narina said...

Rick - Great article. It still amazes me how many times clients will ask to do crunches/situps in their program (for their core)! Education is the key. Keep up the good work.

Narina Prokosch