Quads (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Intermedius, Vastus Medius) Exercises

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Exercises


Leg Extensions with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a simple ab exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Triangle Pass with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a simplified version of the full over body pass with the ball.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Table Top Leg Extensions with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a leg and hip extension to work the abs and hip flexors.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Crunch on Exercise Ball with Arms Crossed Over Chest
Summary

Intermediate abdominal exercise

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat
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Crunch with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a simple crunch exercise on the ball.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat
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Crunches on the Exercise Ball (Intermediate)
Summary

This is an intermediate ball crunch exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Squats with Band
Summary

Squats are one of the best exercises for the legs, buttocks and many other stabilizing muscle groups. This is a variation that uses the exercise band as opposed to free weights or no weights or resistance. If you would like to vary the challenge of this exercise try changing the strength of the exercise bands you are using.

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  • Categories: Strength
Lying Front Leg Raises
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hips and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Pilates, Strength
The Genie
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the quads.

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  • Categories: Strength
Advanced Plank
Summary

The Plank is an excellent core exercise and test of core strength, this version of that exercise is more advanced.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Scissor Kicks (Intermediate)
Summary

This is an intermediate version of the lying down scissor kicks exercise. This exercise is great for working the hip flexors while using the abdominals to stabilize.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Scissor Kicks (Beginner)
Summary

This exercise is challenging for those with less flexibility but great for working the hip flexors while using abdominals to stabilize.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Scissor Kicks (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hip flexors while using the abdominals to stabilize.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Plank with Alternating Leg Lift
Summary

Intermediate Plank Exercise

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
V-Sit
Summary

This exercise is a simple ab exercise that can be done almost anywhere.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength