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Exercises


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
Side Plank on BOSU (on elbow)
Summary

This exercise improves core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Starfish Side Plank on BOSU
Summary

Advanced core stability and balance exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Outward Back Curl
Summary

This is a simple back stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Chest
  • Equipment: BOSU, Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Pilates, Stretches
Child's Pose
Summary

Simple back stretch

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Chest, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: BOSU, Medicine Ball, None
  • Categories: Pilates, Stretches, Yoga
Posterior Shoulder Stretch
Summary

Good Shoulder Stretch

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

Shoulder Stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Rows with Band
Summary

This is a great seated exercise with the band.

  • Muscle Group:
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Strength
Diagonal Rear Delt Exercise with Band
Summary

This is a very simple shoulder exericse

  • Muscle Group:
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Strength
Dumbbell Rows
Summary

This is a great free weight exercise for your back.

  • Muscle Group:
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Strength
Advanced Plank
Summary

The Plank is an excellent core exercise and test of core strength, this version of that exercise is more advanced.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Cat Stretch
Summary

This is a simple back stretch exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Chest
  • Equipment: BOSU, Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Pilates, Stretches
Back Extensions on the Mat (Beginner)
Summary

This is a simple exercise to strengthen your low back.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Side Star Plank
Summary

This is an advanced version of the plank exercise. It focuses on working your side abdominals, and hip abductors and is more difficult than a regular side plank.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Pitcher's Stretch
Summary

This is a good stretch for any sport involving overhand motion, ie. pitching, tennis, etc.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches

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