What do you want more than anything else from going to the gym?
Well, if it’s not 6 pack abs, then it has to be a stronger core, right?
I mean, if your back hurts or you’ve got movement issues – it’s a problem with your core, right?
Well, it may be a little more than just your core, but your core is pretty important. And, training your core is more involved than just doing sit ups and planks.
You need to build:
So, how do you do that if you’re a beginner? Or if your back hurts you when you move? That’s really tough to training around when sit ups are not on your list of approved exercises.
But there is hope: there is the Big 3 from Dr. Stuart McGill out of Waterloo.
These three exercises:
The Curl Up
The Side Plank
Can help build stability in the midsection and allow you to train without aggravating your low back or a past injury.
Start with 3:00 total of work.
You can split it up into :30 segments to share the load, but you can also build by a little bit as the weeks go on.
So, who’s heard of this before?