Core Blast !

1) Bent-Leg Crunch & Straight-Leg Crunch

The upper and lower abs are worked on in this one single exercise. Make sure to keep your back straight.

Do 10 reps for the bent-leg, switch leg.

Do 10 reps for the straight-leg, switch leg.

 

2) Single-Leg Side Planks (Hold for 20 seconds, and switch leg)

BW

This is a stability exercise that trains your entire core, including your abdominal, lower back, and hip muscles. Lift one leg and hold for 10 seconds, then switch leg.

 

3) Crunches (20 seconds)

BW 1

Bend your knees, feet flat on the floor. Lift your shoulders towards the ceiling using your abdominal muscles and pause at the peak. Keep going for 20 seconds.

 

4) Opposite Leg and Arm Reach (10 reps each side)

BW 2

Lie face up with your left knee bent, and right leg extended towards the ceiling. Reach towards the ceiling with your left arm, and keep your right arm down by your side. Do 10 reps, and switch side.

 

5) Opposite Leg and Arm Extension (20 seconds each side)

BW 4

Get down on all fours, with your hands under your shoulders and your knees under your hips. Pulling your abs up and in, simultaneously extend your left arm and right leg. Pause for 20 seconds, and repeat the move with the opposite arm and leg.

 

6) Flutter kicks for abdominal muscles (20 seconds)

BW 3

Lie on your back with your legs together and extended out straight. Place your arms to the sides of your body with palms down, or you can put your hands under you butt. Lift your head, and start flutter kicking. Go on for 20 seconds without taking a break.

 

I repeated the cycle 4 times, with 15 seconds rest between each exercise.

 

Every journey begins with a single step Do not wait for it to happen, get out there and make it happen.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s