Train the backs of your upper arms and the fronts of your upper thighs at the same time by combining this overhead triceps extension with a quadriceps extension.
Here's a great exercise for strengthening your core muscles while lying on the floor. This exercise recruits muscles in your abdominals, back and hips to stabilize your spine against the movement of your legs.
Props like a Pilates ring can help spice up your workout by challenging muscles in new ways. To add intensity to your obliques (side abdominal muscles) and adductors (inner thigh muscles), try this new move.
This challenging kneeling exercise will strengthen your abdominals and buttocks as it stretches your back. You may find it difficult to maintain your balance at first, but if you are patient and persistent you'll improve quickly.
Placing a yoga block under your feet in this simple move is an excellent way to isolate and train your abdominal muscles. It helps you to relax your hip flexors so you can feel a stronger workout just in your abdominals.
Shoulders are complex, highly flexible joints that move in many directions. It's important to train them with appropriate exercises, like this one, designed to improve joint stability and muscular balance.
Here are two versions of back arches that will help stretch your chest and shoulders while strengthening the muscles in your upper back. These are excellent to help prevent you from developing rounded shoulders or a hunched back.
Overtraining your legs or heavy strength training for your thighs can lead to tight quadriceps and hip flexor muscles. It's important to keep these muscles flexible with a simple move, which you can do at a wall for added stability.
Release tension in your neck and shoulders with this terrific stretch. Do it after lifting weights or after sitting in front of a computer all day. You can sit in a chair, on the floor or, if you have sensitive knees and tight thighs, try sitting on a firm yoga block.
This is a new, fun way to strengthen your glutes and thighs. By using a kettlebell, which is easier to hold than a dumbell, you'll be able to maximize your results with added resistance while performing this wide-leg drop squat.