Natural stability can only function in a person’s body when the core is engaged and operating engaged.
If you think the abdominal muscle is the core, then you are expecting all of your body’s weight to be supported by just the front-lower torso. What about the upper torso and the muscles in the lower back? Abs are just sheets of muscles that connect the upper and lower body. The core is more than just that…the muscles in the entire torso are responsible for the mechanics of the “core.”
Larger muscle groups will need physical weight added to increase the strength of those muscle fibers.To excel in riding, one must increase the strength in this muscle group. Yoga is esp
Below are the different training methods, all of which, are the responsible for ideal muscle structures for a horseback rider. Rotating between these methods allow the body to develop better mechanics, better coordination! Get out of the saddle position and cross train for overall peak core engagement.
Most personal trainers have no idea how difficult it is to endure a peak performance ride. To train for peak performance, do not push your body to 100% during any activity. Always train at 70-80% intensity and save the 100% for the show, competition or trail ride.
- Cardiovascular Training
- Calisthenic Training