Core Exercises

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Exercises


Advanced Push Up on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise strengthens the arms, chest and shoulders while increasing coordination and core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength
Dead Bug on BOSU
Summary

A fun exercise that improves core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Neck, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Superman on BOSU
Summary

A great exercise to work the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Push Up on BOSU
Summary

The traditional push-up is taken even further by using the BOSU. Just like a regular push-up, your triceps and pectorals get a good work out, but by adding the balancing component of the BOSU, you are now working your core and stabilizers even further.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Cross-Over Crunch on BOSU
Summary

Strengthens the abs and core while also enhancing core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Leg Lift Core Stability on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances balance, core stability, and core strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
BOSU Crunch
Summary

Basic crunch on a BOSU. Good for abdominal strength and core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Abs
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Side and Arm Stretch
Summary

Simple standing oblique stretch

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Plank on BOSU (hands & shins)
Summary

Level 4: Advanced core strengthening using the plank position

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Plank on BOSU (hands & knees)
Summary

Level 3: Intermediate core strengthening using the plank position

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Plank on BOSU (elbow & knees)
Summary

Level 1: Beginner core strengthening using the plank position

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
BOSU Core 4-point Balance
Summary

Core strengthening and balance exercise using the BOSU

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
Plank on BOSU (on elbow and shin)
Summary

Level 2: Beginner core strengthening using the plank position

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Lying Reverse Crunch with Exercise Ball
Summary

Intermediate abdominal exercise with ball.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Groin: Inner Thigh, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Lying Crunch with Exercise Ball
Summary

Intermediate abdominal exercise. If you have any lower back issues its is advisable to use caution in this exercises.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Groin: Inner Thigh, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates

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