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MAKE YOUR PASSION YOUR PROFESSION
LOOKING FOR A CHANGE IN CAREER?
MAKE A CAREER IN FITNESS!
Core Conditioning-30 exercises to strengthen and improve core muscles to prevent injury and enhance performance.
By Todd Durkin, MA
Sixty percent of the power a body can generate comes from the area that extends from the hips to the diaphragm: the core “power zone.” Todd uses the Swiss and medicine balls, Bosu and power wheel to develop trunk stabilization and strength and movement speed in the core muscles. Whether your client’s goal is to be free of back pain or to improve sports performance, this course will take him or her to the next level.
CE Course from Todd Durkin Enterprises and Desert Southwest Fitness, Inc.
Describe the purpose and importance of core conditioning.
Identify the muscles that make up the core.
Describe the components of an effective core conditioning program.
Recommend a proper progression for core training.
Perform the core conditioning exercises using the suggested equipment and following the cues provided on the DVD.
Design a 10-minute practice core conditioning program using the suggested program design guidelines on the
Demonstrate and teach core conditioning exercises to a client or athlete using cues and smooth transitions.
Topic: Strength Training and Conditioning