Exercises and stretches to develop core strength. Identifying core strength areas. Presented via the “dummies guide” format. With pictures to reinforce the descriptions.

Includes using day-to-day items like a chair or stairs to help in exercises. Also using weights.

Nine best ways to train core:
– Sit on an exercise ball (balance)
– crunches with exercise ball between knees
– 60 mins of cardio, 3 times a week to maintain low body fat. Jump rope for 5 to 10 mins at a time
– walking, 30 mins, 5 times a week
– cycling
– plank
– exercises that lengthen (stretch) the core
– suck in the stomach
– exercises that require twisting of upper core (golf, baseball)