Questions tagged [core]

The deep muscle layers in the spine and central torso regions. Core muscles are important for posture, balance, stability, and power transfer.

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Do twisting crunches develop the spinal erectors?

For the last year and a half I have been ditching direct core work and instead only did deadlifts, squats, weighted dips and barbell rows. Now I tried doing some crunches and sie crunches out of ...
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Hanging knee raise, lift with abs or with knees?

When I look up how to do hanging knee raises, almost all fitness sources say "lift your knees past 90 degrees to your chest", while a few rare ones say "use your abs to lift your knees&...
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Which is better for core strength: cycling or running?

The question title is fairly self-explanatory. I used to be moderately fit because I cycled to the office, but two years of home working has seen my fitness levels plummet. I recently injured my back ...
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Define the upper abs only workouts-low body fat

I want to define the upper abs, I am interested only in workout programs. My food intake is ok but I do not think I am doing proper a workout; I don't have much bodyfat and I want to focus only on ...