Whether it is running, swimming, weight lifting or aerobics, fitness experts say the center of all exercise routines is the core - the abdominal, back and muscles around the pelvis - which is the seat of stability, strength and power. Adding in exercise routines to strengthen the core can help the runner go faster, the basketball player jump higher and the everyday exerciser more easily do routine tasks from loading the car to cleaning the tub.
Improve your health with these five steps
(Relaxnews) - To stay healthy and disease-free, scientists suggest a five-pronged strategy that includes everything from increasing your fish intake to undergoing hypnosis and getting your teeth cleaned for heart health.
The studies appear in the June issue of the American Journal of Medicine.