The final part of the our three part core destruction. If you’d like a starting point for working your core, then head to the first article in this series, Beginner Gym-Free Abs. After this, move up to Intermediate Gym-Free Abs and make your way through this workout until you can master it with relative ease.
Part three, “Advanced Abs”, cranks the intensity up to another level, keeping the workout the same overall time length but adds a few more exercises, giving you even more choice to swap things around and keep you making progress.
For this workout, you’re aiming for 50 secs of training per exercise, followed by 10 secs of rest. Be prepared, as the intensity of this workout will make you incredibly sweaty but it’s worth bearing in mind the amount of fat you’ll be burning in this short intense workout. Plus, it’s achievable in the morning before work or on holiday without spending your whole holiday exercising!
Before you continue, please remember that you need to warm up.
If are are unsure about some of the terms used in this article, it’s worth having a quick read through our Glossary of Terms before you get started with your workout.
Tip: to make it harder, try not to touch the floor when returning your legs after your knee raise.
Tip: to make it harder, simply add more weight.
Tip: to make it harder, you can perform this with a weight, such as a medicine ball, kettlebell, dumbbell or similar.
Tip: to make this tougher, simply go quicker!
After the first circuit rest for one minute and then repeat, aiming for three or four circuits. If you are still standing at this point, simply perform another circuit! That should have been a really challenging, but hopefully fun and interesting fat-burning core circuit.
Before you finish, remember that you should spend time cooling down.
This offers a whole body workout but still focuses on that all-important core. This also offers six brand new core exercises, totalling 19 different exercises across the three plans, enabling lots of scope to chop and change and pick your favourites.