15-Minute Core Workout Using Stuff In Your House

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You don't have to spend a lot of money on expensive gym equipment to get a good core workout. And being away from home shouldn't stop you from working towards your personal fitness goals. It's a good idea to commit about 15 to 20 minutes, twice a week to building a strong core. Working on your core will help you with a toned midsection and give you better posture as well. You will want to take a look at some of the series of trunk movements that require only a hard floor, a couple of small towels, a piece of luggage and some hard work. It's important to remember that core exercises require a good warm-up and cool-down just like other muscle groups and workouts that you do. One of the core workouts in the series starts by getting you to lie on the floor on one side. Then to prop body onto your forearm and keep your feet stacked while engaging your core. It is important to keep your head, shoulders, hips, knees and heels all in alignment. You will want to brace your core to help achieve balance and lift your top leg into the air. You will want to take a look at the photos and detailed instructions to begin your core workout.

These DIY ideas for core workouts without expensive equipment comes from a running site. Working on your body's core is important as a runner. No matter how far you run, you know that running is a great workout to keep fit. Planking is just one of the core exercises and healthy living tips you can do to help keep your core in shape for running. Some of the top benefits of planking every day include toning the belly, reducing back pain, gaining flexibility by working the muscles that are around the shoulders, the collar bone, stretching the muscles that often stiffen during prolonged sitting and improving both balance and posture.

Core exercises are an important part of healthy living and a well-rounded fitness program. Aside from occasional situps and pushups, most core exercises are often neglected. With this in mind, you want to work on your core muscles; these are the muscles around your trunk and your pelvis. That is because core exercises help to improve your balance and stability. Core exercises help to train the muscles in your pelvis, the lower back, hips, and the abdomen, so they work in harmony. Practicing core exercise leads to better balance and stability, whether it be on the playing field or in daily routine activities. Most sports and other physical activities that you do depend on stable core muscles. Core exercises don't require specialized equipment or a gym membership. There are many exercises you can do some of which use free weights in a manner that involves maintaining a stable trunk that trains and strengthens several of your muscles, including your core muscles. You may also try a variety of specific core exercises to help stabilize and strengthen your core. A bridge just one of the classic core exercises you can try. The bridge is easy to do just lie on your back with your knees bent. Be sure to keep your back in a neutral position, not arched and also not pressed into the floor. Also avoid tilting your hips, then tighten your abdominal muscles.

This is just one of the DIY ideas you will find on the Women's Running site. This site you teach you everything you need to go from the couch to running a marathon and how to get best fit. **

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