The barbell hack squat is great for quad development. Compared with the deadlift and squat, it places far less stress on your lower back.
Use the dumbbell Bulgarian split squat to improve your squat and lunge, enhance your balance, and develop unilateral functional leg strength.
Often used to treat lower-back pain and weakness, the machine reverse hyperextension is a great exercise for strengthening your glutes, hamstrings, and spinal...
Use the dumbbell step-up, a lower-body compound push exercise, to develop unilateral functional leg strength, as well as to improve your barbell squat!
The bicycle crunch was ranked in one study as the most effective exercise for your abs and the second most effective exercise for your obliques!
Created by strongman Ed Zercher in the 1930s, the Zercher squat is a major compound exercise that you can use to develop body-wide functional strength.
The v-up is an advanced core exercise that targets your rectus abdominis, while your obliques, hip flexors, adductors, and rectus femoris work as synergists.
Target your iliopsoas (hip flexors) with the seated knee raise, also known as the seated knee-up. Various leg muscles act as synergists.
The single leg hip thrust isolates your gluteus maximus. Use it as an auxiliary lower-body exercise to improve your squat and deadlift.
The high reverse plank is a great bodyweight exercise for strengthening your core and the key muscles of your posterior chain (erector spinae, gluteus maximus...
A compound pull exercise for your core and legs, use the decline twisting sit-up to work your abs, obliques, hip flexors, and hip adductors.
The dumbbell deadlift is an auxiliary compound exercise that you can use to improve your barbell deadlift or use as a substitute if you have a bad back.