This is one of my favourite exercises! It works predominantly your core muscles but you also need to engage your legs to lift them up off the ground and your arms also to hold a dumbbell or kettlebell up in front of you. Sit on the floor or a mat with your legs stretched out […]
Surprisingly, if you include big compound movements in your workout such as squats and deadlifts, there is very high core activation during those movements. Although if you do have a weaker core compared to the rest of your body, then doing a quick routine after the main session may help go a long way!
The burpee is a full body strength training exercise and the ultimate example of functional fitness. With every rep, you’ll work your arms, chest, quads, glutes, hamstrings, and abs. After a few sets of burpees, your legs should feel a little bit like lead.
This is a great core exercise to work your obliques (sides of your core), normally a hard area to work but using this functional exercise in a transverse plane we can really work it hard without putting any stress through our lower back. Remember: Core tight the whole time, looking up and forward (not at […]