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Bent-knee oblique v-up

The bent-knee oblique v-up is an intermediate core exercise that targets the obliques and synergistically works several other core and leg muscles.

Inverse leg curl

The inverse leg curl (aka bodyweight or Nordic hamstring curl) is useful for working your hamstrings in the absence of a leg-curling machine.

Stability ball leg curl

Use the stability ball leg curl to work your hamstrings in the absence of a leg-curling machine. To make it more difficult, perform it with one leg.

Spiderman push-up

Use the spiderman push-up, a compound push exercise, to improve your balance and coordination, and build upper-body and core strength.

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.

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.

Captain’s chair leg raise

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.

One-leg push-up

The one-leg push-up, which targets your lower pecs and obliques, puts your body out of balance, thus forcing the recruitment of more stabilizer muscles.

Lying alternating leg raise

Work your iliopsoas and other hip flexors using the lying alternating leg raise, an isolation exercise. Your abs and obliques only act as stabilizers.

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.

Lying straight leg raise

Targeting your iliopsoas, not your rectus abdominis, the lying straight leg raise is an isolation pull exercise that activates all hip flexor muscles.

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