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It’s about more than a six-pack - a strong core provides stability for everything from everyday tasks to peak athletic performance. Professor Stuart McGill explains how to ensure yours is up to the job

PROFESSOR STUART MCGILL is a leading back expert and the founder of He is professor emeritus at the department of kinesiology, Waterloo University, Canada

Your core isn’t just how your abdominals look in a bikini. In reality, the abs are only a small part of the puzzle – the core comprises more than a dozen muscles that work in harmony to serve as the body’s stabilising force, which allows us to bend, twist, dance and move our extremities with ease. A strong, healthy core is essential to everyday life, and when working properly it reduces back pain and prevents injuries.

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