Multiple Planes, Many Positions

by: Abbie Appel

Core

Teach your class how to functionally train the core.

Participants may have a love-hate relationship with your core routines, but there’s no reason why you can’t make things fun while helping people to move, feel and look better. Ideally, the core-training exercises you choose will hit multiple planes from many positions (supine, prone, side-lying, sitting, kneeling, standing) while also stabilizing the pelvis, spine and scapulae. This functional approach prepares the body for the rigors of daily life.

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Fitness Journal, Volume 15, Issue 3

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About the Author

Abbie Appel

Abbie Appel IDEA Author/Presenter

Abbie Appel is an international fitness educator with 20 years experience in the fitness industry. In addition to being a motivational speaker and consultant for Resist-A-Ball® and the Pilates Institute of America, Abbie has designed workouts and contributed material for videos, magazines and journals such as Self, Prevention and IDEA Fitness Journal. Certifications: ACE, AFAA and NASM Education provider for: ACE and AFAA