First thing you need to know is that having a strong core does not mean that you must have a visible 6-pack. Everybody’s body is different. Some people can try their entire lives to secure the coveted 6-pack but to no avail. It’s ok. However, it is vital to have a strong core… even if some stubborn stomach fat covers it up. Having a strong core not only makes exercising the other body parts easier, it helps you avoid injury. Stability in your core means that your lower back, hips, abdomen, and pelvis collaboratively work in congruence while you exercise. You will notice that your balance and stability improve as your core strength rises. Here are some core exercises to utilize while at home or the gym which will improve your workouts and life as a whole!