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As with the renegade row, this move engages your lats while you stabilize your core. Lie on your left side in a side-plank position facing a low cable pulley. Prop yourself up on your left elbow with feet stacked and body forming a straight line from head to heels. Row the handle of the cable machine with your right arm until your hand is in line with your torso. Return the cable to start and repeat. Then switch sides and repeat. Placing weight on one side of an exercise means your core has to work to keep your body upright.
Stand holding a dumbbell at your right side. Take a large step forward with your left leg, lowering as you step until your knees both form degree angles. Press back to standing and repeat.
For an added challenge, try moving the weight to your shoulder then straight overhead or to the other arm. Your core fires first in moves like these and stabilizes your torso to let you use the rest of your strength to do the move.
Lie on your back with arms at your sides, palms down, legs extended. Lift your legs perpendicular to the ground so the soles of your feet face the ceiling. Keeping your legs straight, lower your right leg until it hovers just a few inches off the ground. Your left leg should still be sticking straight up.
Return your right leg to the top, lower your left leg and repeat. It has to fire in all kinds of moves, especially squats. Throw in a row and, well…you get it. Stand facing a cable machine stack set at shoulder- or waist-height.
Grab the handle with your left hand. Stand on your right leg with your knee slightly bent, your left leg trailing behind you. Push your hips back to squat with your right leg.
As you stand back up, bring your left leg forward so your knee is up in a marching position and row the cable to your side. Return to start, repeat and switch arms and legs. This move is pretty much the pinnacle of side-plank progressions. Lie on your right side, prop up on your right hand with your hand directly beneath your shoulder and arm straight. Your feet should be stacked on top of each other, your body forming a straight line from head to heels.
Extend your left arm so that your body forms a T. Maintaining this rigid body line, separate your legs, raising your left leg until your body forms a five-pointed star. Hold this position for as long as you can maintain a rigid torso. Repeat on the other side. Stand with a staggered stance, your left leg slightly in front of your right. Grab the hammer with your left hand at the base of the handle and your right up closer to the head. As you bring the hammer up, your right hand should slide down to meet your left.
Once you reach your shoulder, swing the hammer down and slam the tire. Repeat on the other side, with legs and hands switched.
Balancing on a Swiss ball is tough enough. Try maintaining perfect form while intentionally throwing your stability off. Prop yourself on a stability ball in plank position with your elbows on the ball, feet on the floor and body forming a straight line from head to feet. Maintain this rigid body line as you move your elbows beneath your shoulders to rotate the ball in a small counterclockwise circle beneath your chest. Talk about mimicking real life! Grab a heavy dumbbell and hold it at your side in one hand as you would a suitcase.
Walk forward while maintaining an erect posture and keeping your shoulders level. Stand with a loaded barbell at your feet. Bend forward at the waist, knees slightly bent and grab the bar with an overhand grip. Roll the bar out, keeping your toes on the ground, until your body is straight in a full-extension position. Now use your core -- not your arms -- to pull the bar back toward your body and return to the bent-over position.
Lifting your arm and opposite leg while maintaining core stability and keeping your hips level is tough enough. The size of the ball is key. Lie facedown on a Swiss ball, with the ball under your belly button. The balls of your feet and your palms should be on the floor almost in a push-up position over the ball. Hold for a second, return to start and lift your right arm and left leg. Alternate in this way. In one study from , the jackknife was found to be the best core exercise for targeting the lower abs.
Start in push-up position with your shins on a Swiss ball. Without rounding your lower back, contract your abs and use your feet to pull the ball toward your chest by bending your knees.
Pause before returning to the starting position. Perform a push-up, maintaining a straight body line, then repeat. This advanced take on the jackknife takes a ton of core control. Without bending your knees, roll the Swiss ball toward your body by raising your hips as high as you can.
Pause, then return the ball to the starting position. For best results concentrate on controlling the ball with your core, not your arms or legs.
When you perform a push-up, your core maintains a rigid plank position. With your hands on a Swiss ball, assume a push-up position with your feet on the floor, hands directly beneath your shoulders and body forming a straight line from head to heels.
Bend your elbows, keeping them close to your sides, until your chest touches the ball. Press back to the start and repeat. Lie faceup on a Swiss ball with your upper back on the ball and feet on the floor, knees bent at 90 degrees. Your body should form a straight line from your head to knees. Hold a lightweight plate or medicine ball with straight arms directly over your chest. Brace your midsection and bring the weight to the left without bending your arms by twisting your core until your arms are parallel to the floor.
Keep your hips up as you move, but allow them to rotate. Twist back to start, then twist to the right. Continue in this way. Nick Tumminello, a strength coach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and owner of Performance University, uses this maneuver because it mimics the type of twisting our cores perform in sports.
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