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Oblique Crunch on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise strengthens the oblique muscles, and increases core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Hamstring Curls (Single Leg) with Exercise Ball (Advanced)
Summary

Advanced Hamstring Exercise. Due to the position you are in and the fact that your using an exercise ball you will also working your core for stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Superman on BOSU
Summary

A great exercise to work the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Push Up on BOSU
Summary

The traditional push-up is taken even further by using the BOSU. Just like a regular push-up, your triceps and pectorals get a good work out, but by adding the balancing component of the BOSU, you are now working your core and stabilizers even further.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Leg Lift Core Stability on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances balance, core stability, and core strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
Seated Pretzel Stretch
Summary

Common stretch for the Glutes and Outer Thigh (and a little bit of the back)

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Outward Back Curl
Summary

This is a simple back stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Standing Hamstring Stretch
Summary

Basic Hamstring Stretch

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hamstrings, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Glute Stretch
Summary

Simple glute stretch

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Groin: Inner Thigh, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Both Knees to Chest Lower Back and Glute Stretch
Summary

Simple lower back and glute stretch

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Back: Lower, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Knee to Chest Glute Stretch
Summary

Simple low back and hamstring stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hamstrings, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Hamstring Stretch
Summary

Back and hamstring stretch while reaching for your toes

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Side and Arm Stretch
Summary

Simple standing oblique stretch

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Gluteal and Outer Thigh Stretch
Summary

Common stretch for the Gluts and Outer Thigh (and a little bit of the back)

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Single Leg Hamstring Stretch
Summary

Good stretch for the hamstrings

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hamstrings, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches

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