Abs: Side (Internal & External Obliques) Exercises

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Exercises


Lateral Trunk Muscles with the Pilates Ball
Summary

This exercise is a great way to target the lateral trunk muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Lateral Trunk Muscles with the Foam Roller
Summary

This exercise is a great way to target the lateral trunk muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Trunk Stabilization on the Balance Board
Summary

This is a great exercise to increase core stability and strength.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Side Plank on the Balance Board
Summary

This exercise works well for increasing low back strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core
Lunges with the Balance Board
Summary

This is a challenging and fun thigh and glute exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Strength
Upper Body Rotation Standing on the Balance Board
Summary

This exercise is a great way to challenge your balance.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core
Seated Spinal Rotation
Summary

This is an advanced exercise that should not be done if you have any type of back injury.

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Chest
  • Equipment: BOSU, Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Pilates, Stretches
Side and Arm Stretch on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise stretches the shoulder and side.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Thoracic Spine Stretch
Summary

This is a great overall trunk stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Trunk Stretch
Summary

Stretches the back and lateral abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Thigh and Buttocks Exercise with an Exercise Ball
Summary

A great exercise for the back of the thighs and the buttocks.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Alternating Bridge on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a good exercise for the low back, buttocks, and hamstrings.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Side Star Plank from Elbow
Summary

This exercise is very effective for targeting the core stabilizing muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Lateral Trunk Bends with Free Weights
Summary

This exercise can be done at home using water bottles, etc. as weights instead of dumbbells in the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Diagonal Back and Shoulder Exercise with the Ball
Summary

This is a fun, yet challenging exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core

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