Category: Powerhouse

  • The Powerhouse. Core Muscle Review: The Erectors and Multifidi

    As I stated in the first article that the abdominals are a bridge between the torso and the hips. The Erectors are similar in that they also form a bridge but are formed on the posterior portion of the torso. The erectors connect the the torso to the hips as well as connect the head […]

  • The Powerhouse. Core Muscle Review: The External and Internal Obliques

    Photos Courtesy of The Muscle System Pro III (Copyright 3DMedical.com) (from left to right fig 1-4)   This is the second article in a series about the powerhouse “core muscle review”. Anatomically these muscles work together to maintain balance and stability in the core. The external and internal obliques act as a bridge between the […]

  • The Powerhouse. ( Core Muscle Review ) The Transverse Abdominus

    Photos Courtesy of The Muscle System Pro III (Copyright 3DMedical.com) This is an explanation of the muscles that define the core and secondary muscles that assist in a balanced musculo-skeletal structure. If there is one thing I’ve found, it is that Pilates works to shape and balance the body/frame by aligning from top to bottom, […]