Workout of the Week: Beginner Abs & Planks

Need a place to start? Check out this CORE sequence!

Do each of these moves 3 times for 30-45 seconds!

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Bicycle Crunch

Bring your opposite elbow to your opposite knee

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Feet Hover

Place hands below your glutes and bring those feel 3-5 inches off the ground.

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Boat Hold

YOGA CORE MOVE FOR THE WIN!

Legs at a 90 degree angle.

Variations: (easiest to hardest)

Gently grab behind your legs, place arms out in front of you with palms facing up, OR extend into a full V with your legs straight and your arms above your head

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Full Sit Up

Lay all the way back, with your knees bent. Use your arms and core to propel you upwards towards your knees.

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Russian Twist

Knees bent, clasp hands, lean and twist side to side.

Make sure to look where your hands are going!!

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Glute Raise Plank

Can do from either your elbows or hands. Start in a plank position, flex your foot, bring it up towards the ceiling and back down. Make sure to alternate feet.

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Plank Pike

Regular plank into a downward facing dog (aka pike)

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Plank

Regular plank. Can be done on your elbows or hands. Stick to what you know. AWESOME full body exercise!

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