If you've worked hard to get in shape, the last thing you want is for your fitness gains to disappear. But if you skip your workouts for just two weeks, that's exactly what might happen, at least on some level. While people who are in shape can generally regain their fit physique easier than those who are starting from scratch, it may sound somewhat surprising that your body can fall so quickly out of shape. The phrase "use it or lose it" applies when it comes to your muscle strength, cardiovascular fitness and more.
Everyone, regardless of their commitment to fitness, is guilty of missing the occasional workout. Skipping the odd session isn’t going to affect your fitness or body composition. But what happens when one missed workout turns into three or four? What happens when work, injury or loss of motivation cause you to give up on training altogether?
It may seem simple, and it is, but your core is at the centre of your body -- which is why it was bestowed its great and descriptive name. The core encompasses the abdomen, hips, back, and chest, and is made up of twenty-nine pairs of muscles. For example, you’ve got the abdominal muscles, such as the transverse abdominals and your oblique’s filling out your core up in the front. Then, you’ve got muscles like the Para spinal that support the spine and are extremely important for core function and strength