Definition of core stability in English:

core stability

Syllabification: core sta·bil·i·ty


  • The capacity of the muscles of the torso to assist in the maintenance of good posture, balance, etc., especially during movement.
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    • My priority was reducing his weight, strengthening his core stability and making sure he remained supple.
    • Like all Pilates sessions, the underlying emphasis is on core stability and fluid, functional strength.
    • Over the last few years the importance of 'core stability' in athletic training and preparation has been increasingly recognized.

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