Do You Have Strong Abs?

One way to tell is if you can hold a perfect plank for 2 minutes straight. Here are some tips: BRACE When you do a plank, squeeze your abs as if you were preparing for someone to punch you in the stomach. Then squeeze your glutes, quads, and pull your elbows towards your ribs. This … Continued

Back Pain? Do This

Your back pain may be caused by weak abdominal muscles, specifically the transverse abdominis. The TA (transverse abdominis) is the deepest muscle layer of your core. Its main roles are to stabilize the trunk and maintain internal abdominal pressure. When your TA is weak, it’s unable to do its job of stabilizing the pelvis and … Continued