This week, I wanted to share an interesting article from my friend Craig Liebenson. He was gracious enough to share this series of articles with me from the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. I share these types of articles because I always enjoy them. Dr. Liebenson tends to produce articles that serve as quick little clinical pearls, like the past article I posted on the missing link in protecting against back pain.
This is the first of a three-part series on Dr. Liebenson’s Modern Approach to Abdominal Training. In this first article, Dr. Liebenson discusses a few fundamental concepts necessary to optimize motor control during abdominal stabilization training. Specifically, the abdominal brace, neutral spine posture, normal respiration, and the sternal crunch.
Read the entire series on A Modern Approach to Abdominal Training: