The twisting cable overhead press is brilliant for developing unilateral upper-body strength, as well as for improving core strength and stability.
Tag: adductor magnus
The dumbbell one-leg split squat is great for improving your lunge and squat, enhancing your balance, and developing unilateral functional strength.
The twisting hyperextension is a compound bodyweight exercise that targets your erector spinae, hamstrings, and obliques. Your glutes act as synergists.
The cable wood chop is great for strengthening the twisting movement of your torso, as well as improving your torso's ability to resist twisting forces.
Work your gluteus maximus with the smith machine kneeling rear kick. Your adductor magnus and quadriceps act as synergists.
The dumbbell forward-leaning lunge emphasizes glute activation, making it suitable for people who want to avoid excessive quad development.
Target your hamstrings and erector spinae (spinal erectors) with the one-leg hyperextension. You gluteus maximus and adductor magnus act as synergists.
Great for inner-thigh development, the barbell sumo squat is a compound exercise that targets your quadriceps and, to a lesser extent, your gluteus maximus.
A compound leg and core exercise, the stability ball jackknife targets your iliopsoas (hip flexors). Your abs contract dynamically only with waist flexion.
An advanced unilateral lower-body exercise, the barbell side lunge is great for developing unilateral lower-body strength, coordination, and balance.
Target your glutes with the barbell straight back stiff leg deadlift, an isolation exercise that synergistically works your hamstrings and adductor magnus.
A compound exercise, the kettlebell swing is great for cardio circuits, developing functional strength, and strengthening your posterior chain muscles.