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Strength-Training Exercises for Core



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Bodyweight Only Knee Raise, Parallel Bars
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis,  Hip Flexors    type: auxiliary

and knees to raise thighs up as far as possible. Flexing waist to raise hip slightly at upper point of motion will shift workload to abs. Slowly return and repeat. read more

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Broomstick Twist
target muscles: Obliques    type: auxiliary

from side to side. Keep hips stable and look ahead. read more

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Lever Crunch, Seated
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis    type: basic

waist to let elbows and knees move towards each other. Return and repeat. read more

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Cable Crunch, Seated
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis    type: auxiliary

to bend torso forward as far as possible. Keep hips in position. Return and repeat. read more

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Bodyweight Only Hyperextension
target muscles: Erector Spinae    type: basic

to raise torso until body is straight. Return and repeat. read more

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Dumbbell Side Bend, 45
target muscles: Obliques    type: auxiliary

to raise torso. Return by bending waist to lower torso. Repeat. Turn around and continue with opposite side. read more

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Cable Crunch, Kneeling
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis    type: auxiliary

to bring torso down with elbows moving toward thighs. Return, maintain tension. Repeat. read more

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Dumbbell Dead Lift, Stiff Legs
target muscles: Hamstrings,  Erector Spinae    type: basic

lower torso. Keep back straight. Move dumbells toward toetips. Knees may flex slightly. Return, optionally extend knees. Flex shoulders in upper position. Repeat. read more

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Dumbbell Suitcase Squat
target muscles: Quadriceps,  Obliques,  Gluteus Maximus    type: basic

until thighs are about parallel to floor while letting dumbbell travel downward alongside body. Keep arm extended and use other arm to balance postion. Return, keep knees slightly flexed and repeat. read more

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Barbell Roll-out
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis,  Hip Flexors    type: auxiliary

away until arms are extended out to front. Let torso follow motion. Maintain core tension while hips extend. Slowly move down as far as possible. Return by flexing waist and hips. Repeat. read more

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Dumbbell Side Bend
target muscles: Obliques    type: auxiliary

to one side, return by bending to other direction. Continue with opposite side. read more

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Dumbbell Renegade Row
target muscles: Back, General,  Obliques,  Rectus Abdominis    type: basic

dumbbell alongside body up besides waist. Shift bodyweight to supporting arm, slightly twist torso. Keep balance. Return dumbbell to starting position and repeat with opposite side. Repeat procedure. read more

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Bodyweight Only Knee-Hip Raise
target muscles: Hip Flexors,  Rectus Abdominis    type: basic

up by simultaneously lifting and flexing knees and hips until hips raise off back pad. Return, keep knees and hips slightly flexed and repeat. read more

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Lever Back Extension, Seated
target muscles: Erector Spinae    type: basic

Bend hips to lean forward. Keep back straight. Return until back is slightly arched. Repeat. read more

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Cable Seated Row, Hip Extension
target muscles: Trapezius, Middle,  Erector Spinae,  Back, General    type: auxiliary

toward waist and keep back straight. Pull shoulder blades back. Return until arms are almost extended while flexing hips to lean forward. Keep back straight. Repeat by extending hips until torso reaches upright position. read more

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Bodyweight Only Leg-Hip Raise, Hanging
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis    type: basic

up by flexing hips and waist. Pull knees towards upper chest. Return, keep knees and hips slightly flexed. Repeat read more

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Bodyweight Only Crunch, Reverse
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis    type: auxiliary

and raise hips. Avoid any hip-flexing motion, maintain right-angled position of knees and hips. Slowly return to starting position and repeat. read more

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Barbell Push Crunch
target muscles: Rectus Abdominis    type: auxiliary

torso off bench by flexing waist. Keep lower back on bench. Return until shoulder blades touch bench and repeat. read more

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Barbell Dead Lift
target muscles: Erector Spinae,  Gluteus Maximus    type: basic

and hip, move hip backward down and knees forward until barbell reaches lower knees. Keep back straight and look ahead. Return by extending knees and hips. At top of motion flex shoulders and upper back. Repeat. read more

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Bodyweight Only Jack Knife
target muscles: Hip Flexors,  Rectus Abdominis    type: auxiliary

and arms simultaneously up until legs are positioned about perpendicular above hips. Maybe let hands and legs touch slightly. Raise torso up while lower back remains on bench. Return to starting position with controlled speed and return. read more

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