Calling all men and women across the globe! Whether you are an avid fitness enthusiast, a victim of low back pain / pelvic dysfunction, or a new mom in post-partum recovery, you are likely spending a fair bit of time thinking about your core. Many of us have been told that we have a weak core, that we need to improve our core stability, or that our core muscles have poor/flabby tone.
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So, many of us will consult with Nurse YouTube or Doctor Google to find the best exercises that solve our core issues. Unsurprisingly, a plethora of different exercises targeting the six-pack abdominal muscles will pop-up with promises of a flatter, sexier, healthier tummy, which is awesome, right? Who wouldn’t sign-up for those?
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Truth is, many of those exercises can actually work against us. There’s one in particular that has been the source of much debate and misinformation: the abdominal crunch. After dozens of studies, experts have found that abdominal crunches or sit-ups can actually oppose the core benefits  we are trying to achieve.
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In today’s blog post, learn why crunches don’t work, and what you CAN do! Click the link in our bio to read more!
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  • darouwellnessCalling all men and women across the globe! Whether you are an avid fitness enthusiast, a victim of low back pain / pelvic dysfunction, or a new mom in post-partum recovery, you are likely spending a fair bit of time thinking about your core. Many of us have been told that we have a weak core, that we need to improve our core stability, or that our core muscles have poor/flabby tone.
    .
    So, many of us will consult with Nurse YouTube or Doctor Google to find the best exercises that solve our core issues. Unsurprisingly, a plethora of different exercises targeting the six-pack abdominal muscles will pop-up with promises of a flatter, sexier, healthier tummy, which is awesome, right? Who wouldn’t sign-up for those?
    .
    Truth is, many of those exercises can actually work against us. There’s one in particular that has been the source of much debate and misinformation: the abdominal crunch. After dozens of studies, experts have found that abdominal crunches or sit-ups can actually oppose the core benefits we are trying to achieve.
    .
    In today’s blog post, learn why crunches don’t work, and what you CAN do! Click the link in our bio to read more!

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