FUNDAMENTALS: Why You Need to Brace Your Core

Bracing your core is a really important, but quite often overlooked, aspect of weight training.  Recruiting/bracing your core will help you lift more weight, have better form and most importantly help you avoid injury!

So how do I brace more core? In just four simple steps, you can have a strong and stable core.  Check out the video below by Randy at Strength Made Simple, starring yours truly, to learn these steps! And, trust me, bracing your core is not easy, but once you master the technique, you will see your PRs go up and the low back pain you feel when you squat might also be gone too!

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