Core stability workout with 4 great exercises. The primary purpose is to train the core and you only move the weights to make it harder for the core to stabilize!
When you watch athletes doing strength & conditioning, they do a massive amount of core work. And no wonder: core is a driving force behind lots of athletic prowess, speed and power.
One of the important attributes of the core is not to just bend and twist, but to stabilize the midsection. Surprisingly, this stabilization of the core makes you fast and powerful beyond comparison.
A strong stable core gives you a strong base to move from and to generate power. Without this stability it's hard to be agile and move fast to different directions. Your balance will also improve thanks to the strong base.
Working on these core stability drills will make your core (abs, obliques and lower back) stronger and healthier which means less injuries and lower back problems.
Your exercise form in many different exercises like squats, push ups and presses will also improve because the core is not interfering with the targeted muscles.
These workouts and exercises are also excellent for core strength, mobility and stability:
With these exercises the primary focus is on the core. Although you are doing pull ups and rows, their purpose is to merely create instability and make it more challenging for the core to stabilize.
The exercises demonstrated here can be very challenging in the beginning. If you are looking for a complete core training guide with nutrition plans, see Abs 20XX which is excellent for beginners and also for more seasoned trainees to do.