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Core Strengthening Exercises

Core strengthening is important for injury prevention and functional training. Integrating core into exercises you might typically do is one way to keep your workout interesting!

Day 1

Side Lying Leg Raise (Hip Abduction)

  • Combine a side plank with your leg raise exercise.
  • Hold 10 seconds; 10 times; 3 sets

 

Core exercise

Day 2

Hamstring Curls

  • Do hamstring curls with your feet on a ball, lift your hips up and pull the ball toward you.
  • Hold 10 seconds; 10 times; 3 sets

 

Hamstring curls

Day 3

Tricep Press

  • In a kneeling position, hold a band over your head and tied behind you.
  • Press your arms straight out.
  • The resistance of the band will pull you back, but use your core muscles to maintain the upright position.
  • Hold 10 seconds; 10 times; 3 sets

 

Tricep Press

Day 4

Band Face Pull

  • Strengthen your shoulders and your core by sitting on a stability ball and pulling the band back.
  • Move into a 90-90 position.
  • Hold 10 seconds; 10 times; 3 sets

 

Band Face Pull Exercise

Day 5

Heel Raises

  • Hold a band tied away from your side.
  • Stand on one foot and then perform a heel raise.
  • Don’t let your body turn and maintain the upright position.
  • Hold 10 seconds; 10 times; 3 sets

 

heel-raises

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