Planks are one of the most incredible core exercises you can do. Not only do they engage the front part of your core, but they also require full engagement of nearly every muscle in the body; especially the glutes, hamstrings, low back, shoulders, traps, etc. Use these basic plank variations to begin training this great exercise.
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The Rotation Sandbag Deadlift is an exercise that fully utilizes the freedom a sandbag provides as a training tool. The rotational deadlift adds complexity to your hinge pattern and creates a realistic load simulation that works for real life.
Steel clubs are a great tool for developing grip, core, and shoulder strength. The Wheel Cast Progression builds rotational strength and is awesome for the obliques. The Wheel Cast Progression is also the beginning step to doing a Wheel Cast.
If you are looking to work your core like never before try the Single Arm, Single Leg Battle Rope Plank. Seriously, you will never do a crunch again!
Love them or hate them Burpees are a great full body exercise that works a lot of muscle groups and elevates the heart rate. Make sure to keep the form tight! Also you can do burpees anywhere so there is no excuse not to do them.