Tag Archives: core

finding your “core” strength

When many people think about a strong core, they picture someone with “six pack abs”. But our functional core is actually much more complex than this over simplified notion, and whether your abdominals are super defined and underwear model-worthy or not says nothing about how strong your core truly is. Functional anatomy Rectus abdominus, or “six-pack”, muscle is actually just the most superficial (closest to the… Read more »

the power of a chair

Utkatasana or chair pose Aging is accompanied by a natural decline in muscle tone and bone density that contributes to decreased mobility, stability, strength and endurance. Maintaining this functional capacity helps retain the ability to perform daily tasks with ease, such as getting up from a chair. – Parkinson’s disease affects a person’s ability to move, and focusing on exercise… Read more »