core exercises

Reverse Crunches

Reverse Crunches The reverse crunch is an exercise designed to strengthen the lower abdominal muscles https://youtu.be/s02jKx6VEoQ Movements Hip: FlexionSpine:Flexion Muscles Rectus Abdominus Transversus Abdominis Obliques Hip Flexors Close gripWide grip The reverse crunch is best for training the lower abdominals. The lower abdominals are part of the rectus abdmonius (the 6-pack Muscle). They basically go from …

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Front Raises

Standing Front Raises The Front Raise is an exercise designed to strenghten the shoulder and core muscles https://youtu.be/qmFQTDYwpsg Movements Shoulder: FlexionScapula:RetractionElbowextension Muscles Anterior Deltoid  Trapezius Core Latissimus Dorsi Pectoralis minor Close gripWide grip The Front Raise is an interesting exercise as it mainly targets the front delt, which some might argue is already heavily used during …

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Dead Bug

Dead Bug The Dead Bug is an exercise designed to strenghten the core muscles https://youtu.be/UR_lWjVpfAM Movements Shoulder: extension/FlexionHipsFlexion/extensionKneeFlexion/extension Muscles Core muscles Hip Flexors Close gripWide grip The Dead Bug is a great exercise to activate the core, especially if you are having trouble with the plank. There are a fair few varieties you can do with …

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