core muscle


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

core muscle

One of the major muscles that stabilizes and controls the pressure inside the trunk; these are the pelvic floor, abdominal wall, back, and diaphragm muscles.
See also: muscle
References in periodicals archive ?
Imbalanced core muscle activation could serve as an important target for rehabilitative specialists aiming to improve walking in patients with MS.
Abdominal and Lower Back Training in people with disabilities with a "6 second Abs" "Machine the effect on core muscle stability.
Petrofsky JS, Cuneo M, Dial R, Hill J, Morris A, Pawley A: Core muscle strengthening on a portable abdominal machine.
Although you don't have to be an athlete to become a diver, seasoned scuba divers generally find that strength and good physical condition help during their dives, from using core muscles for kicking to carrying gear," said Peel, who has been a PADI Open Water Diver for just over a year.
Weak, tight, or unbalanced core muscles can undermine you in any of these realms.
This is likely the world's first very stout "Gentle Use Only" core muscle cardio workout.
Core muscles in your abs and back act as a scaffold so all the rest of your muscles can work.
After learning core stability techniques from a qualified instructor, equipment such as medicine balls, foam rollers, cuff weights and balance boards allow people to independently reproduce these exercises, increasing and challenging their core muscle stability.
To help build long-lasting strength and endurance in the body's core muscles, Paul Katami created the katamibar several years ago to address a problem working with physical therapy clients who had difficulty regaining abdominal strength using existing methods.
The belt's patented gel pad placement targets and activates all three major abdominal muscles simultaneously for maximum toning, activating even the most difficult to reach core muscles responsible for defining your shape.
4 "TRAIN your core muscles by balancing on one foot, or on a Swiss ball, while brushing your teeth, doing the ironing, cooking or on the phone.
Second: Your CORE MUSCLES (the ones that connect your UPPER AND LOWER BODY MUSCLES) help hold your torso off the ground.