Category Archives: core

Build a better butt (Even if you aren’t 22 and don’t have a thigh gap)

You might think by the title that this would just be about vanity.
Something that would be nice to have, but hey, you’ve got things to do, and besides, that sort of thing takes too much time, way too much focus on yourself, and the payoff is strictly what gets seen in the mirror.
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Baby Got Back

I hate the word “core” because that’s synonymous with late night infomercials and thirty day plank challenges to be completed while also doing lemon juice cleanses. So, I use the word “midsection” because it’s a less loaded term.

Are the muscles around the front, back and side balanced and working well together? There’s no one single magical muscle group. Is the workload shared and not just piled onto one area? That’s the real question and addressing the sway that sway is a big part of the picture.
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Three Great Workouts in 15 Minutes or Less

I have to admit that I was not feeling much like training the last few days. Energy is finite, so spending more of it on aikido has meant less of it for other forms of working out. But, if I … Continue reading

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