Core

Strengthen Your Core on a Ball

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Dawn McCrystal, M.S., R.C.E.P., C.S.C.S.

When you want to take your core strength to the next level, or are ready to mix up your workout with something new, consider using the stability ball as a prop in your routine.

The Core of Good Posture

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Dawn McCrystal, M.S., R.C.E.P., C.S.C.S.

Improving your posture isn’t just about changing how you sit or stand. It’s also about strengthening your core so you carry your body in the best way possible for your health and comfort.

The Many Body Benefits of Core Strength

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Richard Butler, M.S., U.S.P.T.A.

Many of us equate core strength with a flat belly or six-pack abs. And while those may be motivating goals to you, there are so many more benefits that come from improving core strength than how your midsection looks, including improved posture, reduced back pain and more.

The No-Equipment Ab Workout

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Brian Wright

No matter how dedicated we are to strengthening our core muscles, performing crunch after go-to crunch can get pretty boring. We’ve gathered a collection of some of our favorite ab exercises, none of which require equipment, that can be done anywhere, anytime.