The core of the apple is not the best or most delicious part, but it is definitely integral to the structure of the fruit. It keeps the skin and meat of that scrumptious Pink Lady that you’re biting into together, as a whole.
The same could be said of your body’s core, or core muscles-that is. The bones of the spine provide the supporting frame for the back much like the innards of the apple. Connected to this frame is an intricate system of muscles and ligaments that increase the strength and stability of the spine, arms and legs. (1) Our core, composed of the spine and these muscles, keeps our bodies together, as a whole.