Tag Archives: core stability

Side Plank and Up and Down Video

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Also known as the side plank. This can be done in a variety of fashions and is great for building the lower core in the back area and greatly increases your balance and stabilization when done consistently and correctly.

Bicycle Twist Core and Touch Heels Video

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This is a great exercise that can be done anywhere. Done incorrectly most of the time, from what I have seen with both my clients and general gym users. Learn the correct technique and get the most out of this core, ab and oblique exercise.

Plank Arms Alternate Leg Push-up Video

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A really good static exercise for the core muscles and by lifing one leg off the floor, you will have to really engage the core as to not drop the hips. A tough one!

Plank Rise and Fall Video

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A mixture of plank positions and press ups. One that gets done incorrectly a lot of the time. Learn good form and technique and get the most out of this exercise.

Press Up Plank Knee Up Twist Alternating Press Up Video

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A compound movement burning lots of calories engaging the chest, triceps and core all at the same time. Good technique is crucial here to get the most out of it and learn the four counts in this post.

5 Press Ups Plank Move 3 Steps Video

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Press ups are king in any exercise programme and getting the movement side to side in the press up plank position takes diligence. Keep the bum down on the side movement or you’ll disengage the core. Check out this post to see GOOD form.

Side Plank Lateral Dumb Bell Twist Video

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Once you’ve mastered the Side Bridge or Side plank…add this useful addition to get a big twist on the core muscles and strengthen up the midsection. Not easy but worth while doing it right!

On Back Open Close into Ab V-Seat Sit Up Twist Video

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This exercise is in the Advanced Gold Membership area for a reason. Technique and form is everything on this exercise and learn it here to really engage the abs and core muscle area.

Medicine Ball Close Squat Twist Video

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A BIG compound movement engaging the legs and Glutes (bum) and the twist for the core. Get this wrong with incorrect arm position and the core leaves the exercise and the shoulders kick in. You need to get this one right!

Prisoner Squat and Elbow Twist Video

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Exactly what it says on the tin. Don’t put your hands behind your head though as this encourages bad form. Great for the bum and the twist needs to be wide and swinging. Learn the form here.

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