Engage the abs and especially the obliques more effectively. These five oblique exercises will build strength and attack your love handles, too. Sculpt your abdomen and get those six pack abs with this high-intensity training program! You can do this obliques workout at home using your body weight only or at the gym using extra resistance. obliques are like any other muscle group in the body: when they are used they will get bigger, more defined and of course stronger.
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana or bridge pose is a common posture or asana. Sanskrit: सेतुबन्धासन; Setu – Bridge, Bandha – Bind/Lock, Asana – Pose/Posture; Pronounced as SAY-tuh-bun-DHAHS-ana. This pose resembles the structure of a bridge, and therefore, it is named as such. Some of the benefits of the bridge pose include: •This asana helps to strengthen the muscles of the back. The stretch also helps to relieve the stress trapped in the back. •This asana stretches and
Reverse Plank! The best glider exercise to use in a core and full body workout. The biggest challenges with the Reverse Plank are to prevent your hips from sagging and to maintain a straight line between your ankle and shoulders. Your abs play a role in this, but most of the work is performed by your lower back, obliques, glutes and hamstrings. You don't need any equipment or much space, and if you're short on time, you can still get an amazing workout just doing planks.
Cat Cow - one of my fave go to stretches! Do NOT neglect mobility work especially if you train first thing in the morning before your body has a chance to loosen up. The cat-cow is one of many favorites to warm up back and spine before doing heavy squats and deadlifts. Trying to squat or deadlift without doing any sort of warm up routine for your back beforehand is not smart and a good way to get injured. I never did any mobility movements years ago and it contributed to sciatica.
STRETCHES FOR YOUR TIGHT LATS! Here's my top 3 lat stretches that you can do on your free time. They're in my top 3 because they're easy and extremely effective, and most importantly, they can be performed anywhere! Perform these daily for a couple minutes each round, and really hold the stretches, do not bound back and forth. Try to reach maximal extension and hold. -3-4 sets for 15 sec each sounds like a good start. Bump it up as you progress.