The importance of developing a functional core is universal. Even if you’re only concerned with your six pack. You still need to make sure it works right. Every movement you make flows from it.
Trying to move well without a strong core is like shooting a cannon from a canoe! The problem is, most people think the only way to train their core is through movements like crunches. That misses half the equation. One of the important functions of the core is to stabilize.
Check out this clip from our fellow coach Chris Lopez. He’s demonstrating a cool bodyweight exercise combo that you may never have guessed is a great core exercise. Try it and let us know what you think in the comments.