Tag: rectus abdominis

Exercise Database Core

Hanging windshield wiper

Targeting your obliques, the hanging windshield wiper is an advanced exercise for strengthening your core and the twisting movement pattern of your body.

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Decline sit-up

Depending on whether or not you flex your waist, the decline sit-up can either target your iliopsoas or your rectus abdominis.

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High bird dog plank

The high bird dog plank is an excellent whole-body functional exercise for strengthening your core and improving your balance and coordination.

Exercise Database Chest Core

Shoulder tap push-up

Targeting your lower pectoralis major, the point of the shoulder tap push-up is to put your body off balance and force stabilizer muscles to work harder.

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Machine seated crunch

The machine seated crunch targets your rectus abdominis. For best results, relax your waist before each rep. This will ensure full dynamic contractions.

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Twisting crunch

For the twisting crunch, it’s important to fully relax your waist before each contraction to ensure that your muscles dynamically contract during each rep.

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One-leg front plank

Targeting your abs and obliques, the one-leg front plank is a unilateral bodyweight exercise useful for developing the strength and stability of your core.

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