Abs (Rectus Abdominis) Exercises

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Exercises


Upper and Middle Back Stretch
Summary

This exercise is a relaxing way to stretch the spine.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Shoulder Raises with Exercise Band
Summary

This is a simple exercise for the deltoids.

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  • Categories: Strength
Seated Rows on the Ball
Summary

This exercise focuses on the muscles of the shoulder & middle of the back.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Abdominal Crunch with Exercise Ball
Summary

A very simple exercise with the exercise ball to help strengthen the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Abdominal Crunch with Exercise Band & Exercise Ball
Summary

A very effective exercise to strengthen abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Abdominal Crossover Crunch with Exercise Band & Ball
Summary

This is a good exercise for the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Pushups with Thighs on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise requires good balance on the stability ball.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Lying Torso Twists with Exercise Ball
Summary

Has your back cramped after a long day at your desk? This exercise helps.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Balance on All-Fours on Exercise Ball
Summary

This is an effective exercise for training balance and core stabilizers.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core
Crossed Arm Crunch on BOSU
Summary

This is an effective exercise that focuses on core stability and abdominal muscles while using the BOSU ball.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Side (Oblique) Crunches on BOSU (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise focuses on the obliques and hip abductors.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Single Leg Glute Bridge on BOSU
Summary

This is a glute and core strengthening exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: Bench, BOSU
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Pilates, Strength
Back Extensions on Exercise Ball
Summary

Lower Back Exercise

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
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  • Categories: Core, Strength
Sideways Knee Pull-In on BOSU
Summary

This exercise targets the abs and obliques, as well as increasing overall stability.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Squats on Upside-Down BOSU
Summary

This exercise focuses on the quads and overall stability.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Strength