CORE PROGRAM

Core Program

What is Core Strengthening?

The lower spine is inherently unstable and has to rely on its surrounding muscle groups known as the core for support. The muscles that form the Core are the smaller spinal muscles and those of the trunk and pelvic girdle. In short, everything except the ribs and hips.

Core strengthening focuses on training the body to use these muscle groups while carrying out any activity. When the Core muscles are functioning correctly, movements become more precise, stable and safe.

Back pain sufferers, in particular, often find that training and strengthening the Core, even at a basic level, can greatly reduce pain and improve their overall condition.

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Benefits of Core Strength

• Greater strength and control of the active and stabilizing muscle groups.
• Reduced risk of injury.
• Improved posture.
• Improved balance.
• Increased muscle strength. 
• Improved speed and agility.
• Enhanced muscle tone.
• Increased flexibility

How the Program Works

The Core Strengthening Program is structured into three phases. In each phase, the participant will meet with the specialist for one-on-one training.

Each workout phase lasts for eight visits, and the participant will meet with the doctor once or twice a week, depending on their individual needs and schedule. Participants will be asked to do the same workout twice a week at home with handouts provided by the clinic. Progression to the next phase requires a re-evaluation by the doctor to determine if the participant has successfully passed their current phase.

Each session lasts approximately 30 minutes (perfect for the lunch hour workout!).

New clients not under InMotion Health Center’s doctor’s care must be evaluated by the doctor first before beginning the program.
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Why you should strengthen your Core

Weak Core muscles make a person more susceptible to poor posture, back pain, and injuries during activity.
A strong Core and good posture build confidence and self esteem.
A healthy Core reduces stress and helps overall physical fitness
It gives your body a foundation to perform other exercises and activities.

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