December 2014

Some questions are currently unanswered. Please answer all questions before submitting your answers.

1. How many pairs of muscles make up your core?

2. A correlation exists between an athlete’s core muscle strength and their strength in the squat and bench press.

3. When performing upper body exercises such as a bench press where do muscles first become activated?

4. Which of the following exercises should form the basis of a weight training athletes core conditioning program:

5. Strengthening your core muscles through core-specific exercises will enhance your performance in other exercise such as squats, bench presses and deadlifts.

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