North Sydney Physiotherapy

intermediate swissball CORE EXERCISES 

The Core Muscles
The core muscles of the Transversus Abdominus (deepest abdominal muscle layer) and Multifidis (deep muscles in the lumbar spine) are essential to maintaining control, strength and protecting the delicate structures of the spine from injury. After injury to the spine, or abdominal muscles, these Core Muscles may either be delayed in their action or absent. After an initial period of isolation exercises, these muscles are then challenged in more dynamic and unstable movement patterns. Thus assisting return to sport, work or activity.

The following is an example of

3 Intermediate Exercises:
1. Superman
2. Pike
3. The Runner
Core Exercises using the Swiss Ball