You hear it all the time.
Especially in group exercise classes.
“Engage your core.”
“Activate that transverse abdominis.”
“Turn those ab muscles on, ladies!”
But what does that even mean? And how can you make sure you’re actually engaging your core right (or right-ish)?
This can be really tricky – especially for new moms who are having a tough time even feeling their ab muscles work.
So what do you need to know to actually get this core engagement thing down pat?