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Core strength

Staying Strong at the Center: The Benefits of Core Strength

Posted on February 28th, 2023 by Andries Lodder

By Gcina Gumede Core strength is important for overall physical fitness and stability. A strong core can improve posture, balance, and stability, reduce the risk of injury, and enhance performance in physical activities such as sports, activities of daily living and exercise.  It also supports the proper alignment of the spine and hips, which can […]


Balance and Stability in Sports

Posted on October 24th, 2022 by Andries Lodder

Balance and stability in sport, and everyday life, is essential to ones performances and well-being. Balance is our ability to keep our centre of mass within the limits of our base of support, whether this is static or dynamic. It is responsible for keeping us upright whether standing still or moving. Stability is the ability […]


The Importance of Core Stability

Posted on March 26th, 2018 by Andries Lodder

By Jennifer SteeleWhen speaking in terms of the human body, stability refers to a person’s ability to control the movement and position of their muscles, joints and limbs. With greater stability comes greater control. So, with this in mind, core stability refers to the individual’s ability to control and move their core with or without […]