10 Kneeling Core Exercises for Stability and Strength (plus kneeling core workout)

If you’re trying to improve your fitness or just your abs, kneeling exercises can be a great addition to your workout. Each core exercise in the list can be added straight into your workout routine.

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Sean Klein
Published on
20/04/22
Last updated
02/05/22
In This Resource
  • 10 Kneeling Core Exercises for Stability
  • Sample Kneeling For The Core
  • What Are Kneeling Exercises?
  • What Muscles Are Used When Kneeling?
  • Which Kneeling Exercise Should I Add To My Workout Routine For Fitness + Abs?

The two kneeling positions, tall kneeling and half kneeling are an excellent addition into any functional strength training routine. They offer a wide variety of core movement patterns and therefor a wide variety of movement. This can add variety into your training resulting in achieving new challenging positions like the Half Kneeling KB Windmill, and also help with adherence as its more enjoyable executing a varied training programme.

10 Kneeling Core Exercises for Stability

Sample Kneeling For The Core

Complete 3 rounds

1. Half Kneeling Banded Chop

Complete 10 repetitions

2. Half Kneeling Plate Halo

Complete 8 repetitions

3. Half Kneeling KB Windmill

Complete 4 repetitions

What Are Kneeling Exercises?

Kneeling exercises are exercises done in either the tall kneeling or half kneeling positions. They have gained a lot of popularity over the past 3-5 years with the increase in “functional bodybuilding” style of training.

What Muscles Are Used When Kneeling?

The kneeling position requires the activation of no specific muscle group.

Which Kneeling Exercise Should I Add To My Workout Routine For Fitness + Abs?

This really depends on your current ability and training goals, no specific exercise will achieve these aims but using a variety in a well formulated full body resistance training programme.

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