Use the cable hip abduction to activate and build your hip abductors, thus adding shape to your hips and producing more of an hourglass figure.
Targeting your iliopsoas, not your rectus abdominis, the lying straight leg raise is an isolation pull exercise that activates all hip flexor muscles.
The twisting hyperextension is a compound bodyweight exercise that targets your erector spinae, hamstrings, and obliques. Your glutes act as synergists.
Use the weighted inverted row to build your back muscles and develop upper-body strength. Instead of a weight plate, you can use a weighted vest or chain.
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.
Target your hamstrings and erector spinae (spinal erectors) with the one-leg hyperextension. You gluteus maximus and adductor magnus act as synergists.
Great for core development, the captain's chair leg and hip raise is a compound hip-and-waist-flexion exercise that targets your rectus abdominis.
A compound leg and core exercise, the stability ball jackknife targets your iliopsoas (hip flexors). Your abs contract dynamically only with waist flexion.
An isolation exercise, use the cable straight-arm pull-down to work your latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, posterior deltoid, and other muscles.
The behind-the-back barbell wrist curl is an isolation exercise that targets your wrist flexors. There are no synergistic muscles.
The cable wide grip upright row targets your lateral deltoid. If performed in a certain way, it can lead to shoulder impingement in some people.
Target your glutes with the barbell straight back stiff leg deadlift, an isolation exercise that synergistically works your hamstrings and adductor magnus.