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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The high bird dog plank is an excellent whole-body functional exercise for strengthening your core and improving your balance and coordination.
Strengthen the twisting movement pattern of your body using the cable twist, an isolation exercise that targets your internal and external obliques.
Targeting your iliopsoas, not your abs, the captain's chair leg raise is a hip flexion exercise. Your abs and obliques act as important stabilizers.
Work your iliopsoas and other hip flexors using the lying alternating leg raise, an isolation exercise. Your abs and obliques only act as stabilizers.
The twisting cable overhead press is brilliant for developing unilateral upper-body strength, as well as for improving core strength and stability.
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.
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 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.
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.