37 min

How to train your abs/core & 10 core myths Fit Body, Happy Joints

    • Fitness

If you're wondering the best ways to work your "core" with minimal back pain/joint damage, this is your podcast. We chat about ten core myths and the most effective ways to train your trunk muscles. We also talk about an important concept crucial for developing muscle, called opposite position loading. Enjoy this technical, information-packed episode! 

2:30  Some common beliefs I want to challenge about core work
4:18  Marketing and performance enhancing drugs 
8:20  Opposite Position Loading
14:30  Myth #1: Balancing on unstable surfaces is great for your core 
16:20  Myth #2: Back pain comes from having a weak core 
20:47  Myth #3: The core should be worked every day
22:44  Myth #4: Planks are the best exercise for your core
23:52  My favorite core exercises 
24:55  Myth #5: All exercise will work your core 
25:54  Myth #6: Balancing while weight lifting works your core
28:10  Myth #7: Squats are great for your core 
31:08  Myth #8: Hanging leg raise are a great core exercise
33:45  Myth #9: Leg raises are great for your core
35: 01  Myth #10: You should never work your hip flexors 
Join Evlo: www.evlofitness.com
Shannon's Instagram: @dr.shannon.dpt
Study referenced: Augeard N, Carroll SP. Core stability and low-back pain: a causal fallacy. J Exerc Rehabil. 2019;15(3):493-495. Published 2019 Jun 30. doi:10.12965/jer.1938198.099

If you're wondering the best ways to work your "core" with minimal back pain/joint damage, this is your podcast. We chat about ten core myths and the most effective ways to train your trunk muscles. We also talk about an important concept crucial for developing muscle, called opposite position loading. Enjoy this technical, information-packed episode! 

2:30  Some common beliefs I want to challenge about core work
4:18  Marketing and performance enhancing drugs 
8:20  Opposite Position Loading
14:30  Myth #1: Balancing on unstable surfaces is great for your core 
16:20  Myth #2: Back pain comes from having a weak core 
20:47  Myth #3: The core should be worked every day
22:44  Myth #4: Planks are the best exercise for your core
23:52  My favorite core exercises 
24:55  Myth #5: All exercise will work your core 
25:54  Myth #6: Balancing while weight lifting works your core
28:10  Myth #7: Squats are great for your core 
31:08  Myth #8: Hanging leg raise are a great core exercise
33:45  Myth #9: Leg raises are great for your core
35: 01  Myth #10: You should never work your hip flexors 
Join Evlo: www.evlofitness.com
Shannon's Instagram: @dr.shannon.dpt
Study referenced: Augeard N, Carroll SP. Core stability and low-back pain: a causal fallacy. J Exerc Rehabil. 2019;15(3):493-495. Published 2019 Jun 30. doi:10.12965/jer.1938198.099

37 min