Core Training for Performance, Pain and Posture

Updated: Nov 11, 2020

What and Where is the Core?

In popular media, the term “core” is often associated with a limited group of muscles, the abdominal muscles, which provides an incomplete picture. The core is located around the trunk region and includes parts of the skeleton (rib cage, vertebral column, pelvic girdle, shoulder girdle), associated passive tissues (cartilage, ligaments), and muscles that cause, control, or prevent motion in this region of the body.