6 Ab Exercises Without Equipment
The core is the powerhouse. It is where baseball players, tennis players, basketball, volleyball and football players get their drive to return the ball, jump and block the opposing player. It provides the power and the stability necessary for sports play as well as daily activities of life. It is necessary in the elite athletes as well as weekend warriors.
Dr. Karena Wu is Certified in Pilates and her clinic, ActiveCare Physical Therapy emphasizes pilates principles in their rehabilitation exercises. We teach our clients that the core is what provides stability to your trunk and powers your limbs. It is an important component in movement patterns and the foundation of the body, especially when recovering from an injury. This article describes a few abdominal and core exercises that you can do without equipment. Dr. Wu describes one of her favorite core exercises that is easily done anywhere.
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