A Strong Core Can Actually Reduce Your Risk of Injury

These days, anyone interested in fitness talks about the importance of a strong core. In fact, strengthening your core—the key muscles in the middle of your body—not only greatly improves your fitness but also reduces your risk of injury. Since this is the basic foundation for all movement and strength within your body, core strength is essential for creating muscular and skeletal balance within your body, reports Michael A. Gott, MD, an Orthopedic surgeon with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, in his recent blog on the subject.

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