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Exercises


Abdominal Crossover Crunch with Exercise Band & Ball
Summary

This is a good exercise for the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Rear, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Pushups with Thighs on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise requires good balance on the stability ball.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Over the Exercise Ball Shoulder Raises
Summary

A simple but effective exercise to strengthen the back and shoulder girdle muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Shoulder: Rear, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Row with Exercise Band & Exercise Ball
Summary

A straight and upright posture can be achieved if the upper back muscles are strong and well trained.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Balance on All-Fours on Exercise Ball
Summary

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

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance
Posterior Leg Raises on Hands and Knees on BOSU
Summary

Using the BOSU, this exercise targets the glutes (buttocks) and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Balance
Side (Oblique) Crunches on BOSU (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise focuses on the obliques and hip abductors.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Single Leg Glute Bridge on BOSU
Summary

This is a glute and core strengthening exercise.

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

Lower Back Exercise

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Sideways Knee Pull-In on BOSU
Summary

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

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Glute/Hamstring Bridge with Feet on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise targets the core while also working the hip stabilizers and hamstrings.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Posterior Leg Raises on BOSU
Summary

Glute and lower back exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Balancing on Exercise Ball
Summary

Balance and core stability exercise

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance
Twist Crunch on BOSU with Leg Lift
Summary

This core exercise focuses on the obliques.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Single Arm Raise Balance Exercise on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise helps balance as well as shoulder and core strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates

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