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ExerciseFlexibilityStrengthUpper bodyLower bodyApparatus needed

abdominal contraction▪▪none

abdominal hold▪▪none

abductor raise▪▪none

Achilles stretch▪▪none

adductor stretch▪▪▪none

ankle stretchers▪▪none

arm curl▪▪weights

arm lifts▪▪▪none

arm sprints▪▪bench

arm stretch▪▪none

back and leg stretch▪▪none

back extension▪▪bench/table

back scratcher stretch▪▪none

bench blasts▪▪bench

bench press▪▪weights

bent arm pullover▪▪weights

bent over row▪▪▪weights

biceps curl▪▪weights

Billig's exercise▪▪doorway

calf raise▪▪▪wood block

cat stretch▪▪▪none

chest stretch▪▪none

chin-up▪▪bar

chinnies▪▪none

chinning▪▪bar

curl-up▪▪none

dead-lift▪▪▪weights

dips▪▪chairs/bars

dumbbell curls▪▪weights

dumbbell punch▪▪weights

Eastern prayer▪▪▪none

foetal stretch▪▪▪none

gluteal lift▪▪▪▪none

half-squats▪▪none

hamstring stretcher▪▪none

heel raise▪▪▪wood block

hip stretch▪▪none

hug▪▪none

hurdle stretch▪▪none

iliopsoas stretcher▪▪none

jumping jack▪▪▪▪none

knee raises▪▪none

kneeling kickback▪▪▪none

lateral arm raise▪▪weights

lateral pull-down▪▪weights

leg curl▪▪weights

leg extension▪▪weights

leg lift▪▪none

leg presses▪▪▪none

leg raises▪▪▪▪bar

low back stretcher▪▪none

lower leg lift▪▪none

lunges▪▪▪none

military press▪▪weights

neck extension exercise▪▪▪none

neck flexion▪▪▪none

neck flexion & extension▪▪weights

neck rotation▪▪▪none

neck shrugging▪▪none

neck stretches▪▪none

Nieder press▪▪weights

pectoral stretch▪▪▪doorway

pelvic floor lift▪▪▪none

pelvic tilt▪▪▪none

power clean▪▪▪weights

preacher curls▪▪weights

press▪▪weights

press-up▪▪none

pull-up▪▪bar

push-up▪▪none

quad stretch▪▪none

recumbent leg press▪▪weights

shin stretcher▪▪none

shoulder lifts▪▪▪none

shoulder shrugs▪▪weights

side bends▪▪none

side leg raises▪▪none

side twist▪▪none

sitting tucks▪▪▪none

sit-up▪▪▪none

ski jump▪▪▪▪none

squat▪▪none

squat thrust▪▪▪none

star jumps▪▪▪▪none

stationary leg change▪▪▪none

stomach curl▪▪none

stretch-and-curl▪▪▪none

stride jumps▪▪▪none

stride stretch▪▪none

total body stretch▪▪▪none

triceps extension▪▪weights

trunk lifts▪▪▪table

trunk rotation▪▪none

trunk stretcher▪▪none

trunk twists▪▪none

twister▪▪none

upright rowing▪▪weights

windmills▪▪none

wrestler's bridge▪▪▪none

wrist curl▪▪weights

From Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.



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