Blogs about Core

How To Engage Your Core

PROTECTING THE LOWER BACKYou have probably heard the term “engage your core” as it pertains to performing a specific exercise or movement. But what does that really mean?


A little bit for everything for everybody on this fantastic long weekend.   

Bridge Exercise: The Benefits Of It



Everyone loves core work, right? My latest on AAA. Enjoy

Plank Posture and Its Variations.

Background (Skip this if the Historical/philosophical stuff annoys you) Planks are ubiquitous. I have seen them in the yoga studio, the gym, the karate dojo and the fencing studio. It is not so surprising that there will be overlap in physical disciplines from different cultures and among different sports: both the human body and the laws of the physical universe are the same throughout our world. 

Pilates for a Happy Back and a Rockin' Core

It’s a tough world out there: sitting through long commute and work hours, standing and walking on hard surfaces. Faced with these daily work/life balance challenges, it’s not surprising that at least 80% of Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lives.

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Check out my 3 strength  exercises that will help build core strength and great posture and a great stay at home training for when you lack time but still want results  


Life is complicated, but your exercise shouldn’t be. I’m a big believer inkeeping it simple.

The Importance of Good Posture

Growing up, I can remember my mother saying the following: “Sit up straight boy, stop slouching, do not bend over like that because you will end up with terrible posture.” As a young boy, I had no idea of what she meant. In hindsight, my mother was right (and a great educator too)! In today’s day and age of technology, less activity and overall laziness, the importance of good posture is at all time high.

Feelin' the Love at the PJCC (Blink and 10 years go by)

“Blink!... Blink!” ordered my ophthalmologist.  Two ophthalmologists checked my eyes for nearsightedness, complete with the eternal question, “Which is better? One? Or two?” Turns out I needed a daily dose of eye drops, especially working in windy Foster City. Otherwise I could see perfectly fine.