How to Activate Your Core
Warm Up Your Core • 9m 13s
Your core is your powerhouse — it powers all of your movement. Use this routine pre-workout or on cross-training days to make sure these key muscles are awake and doing their job to optimize your power and prevent injuries.
- Focus: strength, performance
- Key muscles: core, back
- When: pre-workout or cross-training
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- Focus: core strength
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- When: pre-workou...