Today we are going to talk about your body's core and why it is important to maintain core strength. Many people tend to think about the core only with the abdominal muscles. The American College of Sports Medicine defines your core as the powerhouse which includes your abdominal muscles, glutes, lower back and thighs. Maintaining core strength is great at any age. Balance, posture and lower back health all have been linked to a strong core. Watch as we demonstrate some exercises that can improve core strength.