This exercise is great for improving lateral flexion of the spine and in particular, your internal and external obliques and quadratus lomborum. General prescription: 2-5 sets, 8-20 reps each side. Once you are comfortable with the movement, you can load it by holding a DB in your lower hand, or hugging a med ball to […]
Copenhagen’s are my “go to” groin strengthening exercise and everyone could benefit from doing these. They increase strength of the adductor muscles (typically never trained) at length and can help improve hip mobility/stability, groin strength and reduce the risk of many lower body injuries. General prescription: 2-5 sets, 5-15 reps each side for isotonic, 5-60s […]
The side plank is one of those exercises that will benefit anyone. The strength and endurance that they build not only the core and trunk, but the glute medius muscle as well, is invaluable. General prescription: 3-4 sets, 5-60s each side.
This core variation, when done correctly, will train the obliques extremely well to help with overall rotational and bending ability, but also lateral strength and endurance. General prescription: 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps each side.