The muscles in your core are the link connecting your upper and lower body. These muscles are engaged when you are doing the simplest of movements, such as squatting, putting your luggage into the overhead bin in a plane or simply putting on a pair of socks. Thus, there are some real benefits to improving your core strength.
Increased core strength will improve your posture, assist with stabilization in your torso and improve your overall performance. For endurance athletes, core strength is incredibly important when fatigue sets in, as you will be able to maintain proper form and efficiency. Here are eight exercises that will aid in boosting your core with only two or three days per week.