In an ideal world, we would have time to hit the gym and work out all we want. In reality? You look for is a quick workout in the faster-the-better world. A workout you can do at home without any equipment, right? The good news is that you can actually sneak in a solid no-equipment workout that flexes all your muscles. Enter: the 10-minute abs workout to lit up your core.
So ladies, ready to scorch your core?
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#POPxoGetFit: All you need today is a short and sweet abs #workout to shake off those #Mondayblues! Enter: the 10-minute workout to lit up your core! . @ektaalreja tells you how to sneak in a solid no-equipment workout that flexes your muscles . Let's get started! 💪 Bear plank shoulder + toe tap Targets your core, glutes, quads, and shoulders . 💪 Side plank crunch Strengthens your obliques, upper back and shoulders . 💪 Plank with arm raise Targets your upper back, chest, and your core . 💪 Plank to shin (front of the leg below the knee) touch Works on hamstrings, core and quads . 💪 Body saw with alternating glute raise Improves core strength, balance and overall stability. . 30-45 for each exercise, repeat 3 rounds with 15-second rest in between. . So ladies, ready to scorch your core?
The best part about this workout is that it requires just your bodyweight, so you can do it anywhere, as long as you’ve got enough space to do a plank. Do 3045 seconds of each exercise and repeat 3-4 rounds with 15 seconds rest in between.
How it's done: Start in a standard high plank, with your hands directly below your shoulders. Your knees should sit just below your hips. In this position, lift your right hand and tap your left shoulder, then return it to the ground. Do the same thing on the opposite side, lifting your left hand to tap your right shoulder, before putting it back on the ground. Keep your core stable to avoid movement in your hips. Now stretch your left leg and tap your toes on the ground, repeat the same move with your right leg.
How it's done: Begin in a side elbow plank with your left elbow on the floor and your right hand behind your head. Now, keeping your torso stable and your waist lifted from the floor, bend and ring your right leg up toward your shoulder to lightly tap your right elbow. Straighten your right leg back to the starting position to complete one rep.
How it's done: Start in a plank position. Keeping your torso stable, slowly reach your left arm out forward. Hold this position for five seconds. Now, keeping your torso stable, bring your arm back to the plank position. Do not twist your back or your spine. Repeat the movement with your right arm.
How it's done: Begin by starting in a high plank position with arms fully extended to the floor. Shift your weight to the balls of your feet so that your hips move up (and a little bit back, toward your feet). Next, take your left hand and touch your shin (the front of the leg below the knee), making sure to keep your form. Repeat the process on the opposite side.
How it's done: Start in forearm plank position. Start moving forward and backward 6 to 8 inches, keep the core engaged and the head in line with the heels. When you backward, raise your left leg and right leg alternatively to work on your glutes.
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