Cirque Du Soleil or Cirque Do It This Way: You are only as strong as your core

The other day we were watching a movie from Cirque Du Soleil and as we were watching we were discussing how the acrobats were not amazingly buff dudes, yet they were able to accomplish gravity defying stunts like it was a cake walk. You would never see them walking down the street and identify them as some of the worlds most amazing athletes, yet the stunts they perform leave you questioning if it is not the beginning of a new evolutionary track of super humans on the rise (Can anyone say mutants? I guess we know what Dr. X is doing with his students now a days). It just goes to show that core strength and not bulky muscles are what are most important where strength is concerned. Remember, “you are only as strong as your core.” Continue reading