Today we are going to look at some other movements that you should be incorporating into core training by looking at 3 workouts and videos
FET Core Circuit
The goal for FET circuits is using exercises that focus on anti-flexion and anti-extension.
The important point to remember when doing there exercises to work this element of core strength is to always?keep your lower back in a neutral position and aim to squeeze your glutes to keep your hips stabilized.
FET Workout – watch video below
Stability Ball Roll Out to Pike – 3 sets of 10 reps
Dead Bug – 3 sets of 10 reps
Extended Plank – 3 sets of 30-60 sec
SHFT Core Circuit
The goal of SHFT circuits is using exercises that focus on hip flexion and stability.
Hip flexion exercise need to be done with a neutral spine, without rounding the lower back. The goal of these exercises is to keep your core and low back in a neutral position, while simultaneously flexing your hips, while core stability exercises help to build stabilization during your body movements
SHFT Workout – watch video below
Hanging Leg Raises – 3 sets of 10 reps
Bench Hip Thrusts – 3 sets of 10 reps
Side-to-Side Walking Planks – 3 sets of 10 reps
LFT Core Circuits – watch video below
The goal of LFT workouts are to use exercises that focus on anti-lateral flexion actually which is to resist lateral flexion, or side bending, through the lumbar spine. The key is to lock your spine into place and not move it.
Perform each exercise for 30 seconds each side one after the other.
Rest for 60 seconds and repeat for 2-3 rounds
High Side Plank
One Arm Farmers Walk
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