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Fitness experts cut to the core to target the center of power – Yahoo News

“The core is everything except for arms, legs and head,” said Daniel Taylor, co-author with Greg Brittenham of the new book “Conditioning to the Core.” It is the mainstay of the body, according to Taylor, who is the head strength and conditioning coach at Siena College in upstate New York. “People need to get away from saying ‘I’m going to do abs today’ and take a larger view,” said Taylor, whose book contains more than 300 exercises, ranging from planks, squats and lunges to medicine ball and kettlebell throws presented in progressive routines. “A lot of times people get stuck in one or two routines and get good at them,” he said. “You’ve got to make things more challenging to keep progressing.” Taylor said everything is linked to the core. “If you jump it’s transferred to the core. If you want to be a better recreational running, strengthening the core will help because your anchor is better,” he explained.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults should strive for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking each week. The agency also recommends incorporating muscle-strengthening activities into exercise routines at least two times per week. Luckily, Richards said, these healthy guidelines can be easily achieved without blocking off a large chunk of the day or needing a gym membership. 1) Create a schedule: A weekly or monthly calendar of your work schedule, school functions, appointments, and other responsibilities is a tangible source of planning that will help you identify the best time each day to fit in exercise. 2) Break it up: Even if you only have three 10-minute breaks throughout the day to squeeze in gorden marsha a workout, its better than doing nothing.

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“If you watch a boxer before a punch, he’ll make a whistling sound. That’s to engage the transverse abdominals (the front and side muscles of the abdominal wall).” Allen, a former body builder takes a personal approach to training. “One of my favorite things to do is agility drills,” he said.

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