Core Exercises

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Exercises


Single Leg Glute Bridge on Floor
Summary

This is a core strength exercise that focuses on the low back and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance, Pilates
Side (Oblique) Crunch on BOSU (Beginner)
Summary

Exercise on BOSU, focusing on the obliques.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Core Stability on BOSU
Summary

This exercise improves core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Twist Crunch on BOSU
Summary

This exercise increases overall core strength and stability, while focusing on the obliques.

  • Muscle Group: Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Glute Bridge on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances core strength and stability.

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

This is an excellent exercise to improve core strength while focusing on the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Quads, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Single Leg Lift on Stomach on BOSU
Summary

This exercise is a great one to work the glutes and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Side Plank on BOSU (on elbow)
Summary

This exercise improves core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Side (Oblique) Crunch on BOSU (Intermediate)
Summary

This exercise focuses on the oblique abdominal muscles, but also works the low back muscles.

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

This exercise not only strengthens the hamstrings, but also increases core strength and stability.

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

Advanced core stability and balance exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Balance on BOSU (both feet)
Summary

Beginner balance exercise. To increase difficulty try this exercise with your eyes closed.

  • Muscle Group: Calves, Buttocks, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Balance
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
Jack-Knife on Exercise Ball
Summary

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

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Serratus Anterior, 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

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