04.15.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Your core muscles – the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen – are your body’s powerhouse.
Strong abdominal and back muscles are essential for doing everyday tasks, such as housework, lifting a 20-pound toddler or putting away groceries.
In addition, a strong core helps reduce back pain, improve athletic performance, enhance balance and stability, and correct poor posture.
To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety of muscles from your hips to your shoulders. Most core-strengthening exercises can be done at home with no equipment. Balance training is a great way to improve core strength.
By Natalie Drummond, PT, DPT
Commonwealth Orthopaedics has teamed up with the Redskins as a new health and wellness partner. Click here for more information.
It's our turn.
Join the 114292 members
Join The Redskins Women’s Club
Refer a friend now
WOW is better with friends. So get yours to join. And share every Burgundy and Gold moment.
- June 3, 2015
- July 12, 2015
- Aug. 7, 2015
- Sept. 4, 2015
- Sept. 11, 2015
May 2, 2015 Draft Day Dash 5K2