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CORE STRENGTHENERS

Core strengtheners are poses that target the abs, obliques and lower back. They are crucial for optimising performance, improving balance and body control and preventing lower back pain. You will find a number of core-strengthening sequences in the Strength series.

Bird Dogs strengthen the lower back.
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Bird Dog

Bird Dog strengthens and stabilises the core—the abs, hips and lower back and is one of the most effective poses for alleviating lower back pain.

Boat pose strengthens the core.
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Boat

Boat pose is a tricky core stabiliser that strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back, hip flexors, adductors, upper back and neck.

Plank pose strengthens the core and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Plank

Plank strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back and shoulders and is a key pose for alleviating lower back pain and improving posture.