September 24, 2023

NVT Health

Health Blog

Core Strength Comes With Daily Benefits

What does being fit mean to you? Are you interested in seeing marathon runners pound the pavement for 26 miles? A gymnast gets a flawless “10” on a floor routine? In the gym, they’re lifting heavy weight to build muscle?

Fitness can mean a lot of various things to different people, but it’s most usually related with your ability to complete physical tasks rapidly. Running a 5K, pulling large grocery bags into your house, and even playing 18 holes of golf without being exhausted or out of breath – or waking up hurt and sore the next day – are all examples of this.

Your core is the cornerstone of good fitness. The durability and flexibility of your core muscles affect your ability to execute almost every daily activity, including getting out of bed, working at a desk, and walking your dog.

The core of your body is the foundation for physical activity. When the muscles that make up your center are strong, you can move about more smoothly and have greater strength and power in your movements. From moving out of a seated posture to jogging and stretching to backhanding a tennis ball back at your opponent, abdominal muscles can help. A strong core is essential for stability and may even help you avoid falling.

It suggests that jobs that require you to stretch, reach, and extend your body are better for you. Have you ever painted your home’s interior? While you bend and squat to reach the trim, utilize an up-and-down motion with a roller to smooth paint, and stretch to reach the highest crevices of your area, your core stabilizes and supports you.

In the infographic below, you’ll find a number of other reasons to strengthen your core, as well as five simple exercises to help you do so.