Exercise Mat Exercises

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Exercises


Oblique Twists
Summary

This exercise is a simple crunch to work the side abdominals.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Pendulum with Straight Legs
Summary

This exercise focuses on working all abdominal muscles as well as the hip joints, and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Lying Straight Leg Raise
Summary

Simple Hip Flexor Exercise

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Crunches
Summary

This exercise is designed to work your abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Side Star Plank
Summary

This is an advanced version of the plank exercise. It focuses on working your side abdominals, and hip abductors and is more difficult than a regular side plank.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Fly Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the side abdominal muscles in addition to the chest, shoulders and triceps.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Shoulder: Side, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
One Arm Push Ups
Summary

This is a challenging version of the regular push-ups and is good for core, chest, and triceps development.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Ankle on the Knee Glute Stretch
Summary

This is a simple glute stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Glute and Thigh Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on the glutes and inner thighs.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Buttocks and Outer Thigh Stretch
Summary

This exercise is great after any sport. It focuses on stretching the glutes and outer thigh muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Butterfly Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on the groin (inner thigh) and gluteal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Groin: Inner Thigh
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the chest, triceps, and shoulder muscles. It is great for home work outs and at the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
2 Person Lower Back Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses mainly on the lower back. It is done with 2 people and is great after any sport or workout.

  • Muscle Group: Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
2 Person Cross Legged Back Stretch
Summary

This exercise is great before playing a team sport. It requires 2 people and is a great stretch for the back.

  • Muscle Group: Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
2 Person Inner Thigh Stretch
Summary

This stretch is great if you are working out with another person, or stretching before a team sport. It requires two people, but helps to stretch out the inner thigh and also the back muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Groin: Inner Thigh
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches

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