(originally posted somewhere else)
What is your opinion on core training?
Specifically-speaking, with regards to how it will benefit your powerlifting or Olympic-lifting numbers.
Also, specifically-speaking, just the abs and obliques. Let’s exclude lower-back since squats and deadlifts will surely already develop it without doing any silly lower-back specific exercises.
In about two-months from now I’ll start lifting weights again. I wanna know if it’s necessary for me to include direct core exercises or just assume that the kind of movements that I have in my program will already (albeit indirectly) engage my abs and obliques enough.
What do you think?
Thanks very much.