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Abs-olutely Fabulous For Your Core

The ‘Core’ muscles are the ones that stabilise your spine, shoulders and pelvis, providing the foundation of strength for your body. These muscles transform your abdomen and spine into a powerful, but flexible column, and enable you to move with purpose and control.

There are of course many muscles involved in your core, but generally the major muscles grouped under this heading are –

  • Abdominals
  • Obliques
  • Transversus Abdominis
  • Dorsi (Spinalis & Longissimus)
  • Lumborum (Ilio Costalis & Quadratus)

The following exercises are built around using a Dome (or Bosu), which increases the challenge to your body. The dome provides an unstable surface, forcing your muscles to use proprioception, i.e the ability of the body to maintain balance during motion, and therefore work harder by finding and retaining your centre of gravity throughout the exercise.

Perform them 3-4 times a week for maximum benefit, and train your way to an abs-solutely fabulous core!

Dome V Sit

Dome (Bosu) V Sit - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Dome Pike Ups

Dome (Bosu) Pike Up 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDome (Bosu) Pike Up 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Dome Airplane Balances

Dome (Bosu) Airplane Balance 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDome (Bosu) Airplane Balance 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Dome Leg Exchanges

Dome (Bosu) Leg Exchange 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDome (Bosu) Leg Exchange 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Dome Swimming

Dome (Bosu) Swimming 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDome (Bosu) Swimming 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Dome Ab Curls

Dome (Bosu) Ab Curl 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDome (Bosu) Ab Curl 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Dome Russian Twists

Dome (Bosu) Russian Twist 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDome (Bosu) Russian Twist 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe