Standing/kneeling core conditioning

  • The horizontal wood chop works the abs and core in a standing position. Abdominal exercises with rotation generate a strong contraction of the obliques. This exercise is suitable for all fitness levels.

  • The horizontal wood chop with hip rotation is an intermediate exercise to strengthen the abs and core while in a standing position. Abdominal exercises with rotation generate a strong contraction of the obliques. This exercise strengthens the muscles that rotate and stabilize the hip.

  • The split stance core press improves balance and works the core, shoulder muscles and arms in a standing position. This exercise is suitable for all fitness levels.

  • The barbell torque is an intermediate level exercise to enhance balance, core stability and strength.

  • The standing lateral bend strengthens the obliques and the muscles at the lateral side of the torso. This exercise is suitable for all fitness levels.