Core Exercises

Core Exercises To Lose Weight and Gain Lean Muscle

Core Exercises are wonderful workout for training your pelvis, lower back, hips, and abdomen to work together. Working your core muscles help to provide better balance and stability.

Core Exercises are a go to when trying to achieve Overall Strength and  Weight Loss!

How to do a V-Sit Cross Jab: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do a V-Sit Cross Jab: Step-By-Step & Video

V-Sit Cross Jab is a hybrid movement that works not only your core muscles but also your shoulders.  V-Sit Cross Jab Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner: Body Weight Intermediate: With Dumbbells Expert: With dumbbells and a fitness band around your lower thighs, just above your knee.…

How to do a Reverse Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do a Reverse Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video

Reverse Crunch work all of your core muscles with extra emphasis on the lower abdominals and the oblique muscles.  Reverse Crunch Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert: Body Weight Step-By-Step Instructions to Complete a Reverse Crunch: Start by lying down with your…

How to do a Side Plank: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do a Side Plank: Step-By-Step & Video

Side Plank is a variation of the elbow plank, and like the basic elbow plank the side plank works a variety of muscles: Transversus Abdominis, Obliques Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus, as well as your Hips.  Side Plank Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner: Body Weight…

How to do an Elbow Plank: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do an Elbow Plank: Step-By-Step & Video

Elbow Plank, just your basic plank but far form basic. This exercise works your entire body with a heavy focus on your core. The muscles that the Elbow Plank strengthens are: your spin, traps, abdominal muscles, legs, shoulders, pelvic girdle, and improves your overall posture. …

How to do Dumbbell Swings: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do Dumbbell Swings: Step-By-Step & Video

Dumbbell Swings similar to kettlebell swings. They both target your glutes, thighs, and core muscles, improving lower body strength and stability. Dumbbell Swings Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, & Expert: All levels will want to use a dumbbell or kettlebell. For each fitness…

How to do a Bicycle Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do a Bicycle Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video

Bicycle Crunches work your abdominals, hips, and obliques. By keeping your legs off the floor you increase the workout, working your lower abdominal muscles.  Bicycle Crunch Modifications  Based on your Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert: All fitness levels will use body weight only. Beginners might…

How to do Flutter Kicks: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do Flutter Kicks: Step-By-Step & Video

Flutter Kicks or scissor kicks work your lower abdominal muscles as well we your hip flexors.  Flutter Kick Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, & Expert: All fitnesslevels will use body weight only. Beginners might need to take more breaks, but the goal Is…

How to do Leg Pull Ins: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do Leg Pull Ins: Step-By-Step & Video

Leg Pull Ins, while you might think this is a core exercise, I would actually call it a total body exercise. This workout works many muscles throughout your body: Upper and Lower Abs, Lower Back & Hip Flexor. Leg Pull In Modifications Based on your…

How to do a Renegade Row: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do a Renegade Row: Step-By-Step & Video

Renegade Rows work mainly the core and back muscles, which are essential to continue to build your strength and prevent injury. It is important with this movement that you try to hold your body center and prevent hip rotation.  Renegade Row Modifications Based on your…

How to do Side V-Ups: Step-By-Step & Video!

How to do Side V-Ups: Step-By-Step & Video!

Side V-Ups are a tricky exercise to learn as it take balance and core strength, but once you get them you are going to love them! They work virtually ever core muscle, making them a great ab workout!  Side V-Up Modifications Based on your Fitness…

How to do a Side Bend: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do a Side Bend: Step-By-Step & Video

Side bends of course work those oblique muscles, but they also help to strengthen your lower back.  Side Bend Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, & Expert: All levels will want to use one dumbbell. For each fitness level you will want to pick…

How to do a Plank Dumbbell Crossover: Step-by-Step & Video

How to do a Plank Dumbbell Crossover: Step-by-Step & Video

Plank Dumbbell Crossover, this is one of my all time favorite core exercises. The added dumbbell movement to the plank really gets your abs and obliques burning!  Plank Dumbbell Crossover Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner: Skip the pull thru and simply do a15-30 second…

How to do Leg Raises: Step-By-Step & Video

How to do Leg Raises: Step-By-Step & Video

Leg Raises help to strengthen our hip flexors, lower abdominal, and oblique muscles. All of which will help improve our stability.  Leg Raises Modifications Based on your Fitness Level Beginner: Body weight Intermediate: Add a lift of the hips, about 3-5 inches off the ground at the…

How to do a Roll Up Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video:

How to do a Roll Up Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video:

Roll Up Crunch really work those abs, but also get your heart pumping from the continuous movement! Roll Up Crunch Modifications  Based on your Fitness Level Beginner: Body weight Intermediate: With a medicine ball Expert: Elevate your legs and toss the medicine ball once you are in the…

How to Do Side Crunches: Step-by-Step & Video

How to Do Side Crunches: Step-by-Step & Video

Side Crunches are a terrific way to work your abs and puts a special focus on oblique muscles. Side Crunch Modifications Based on Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert: Body weight Step-By-Step Instructions to Complete a Side Crunch: Lie on your right side, with your right…

How to Do a Toe Touch Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video

How to Do a Toe Touch Crunch: Step-By-Step & Video

Toe Touches focuses on your rectus abdomens and obliques. It is a killer core workout.  Toe Touch Crunch Modifications Based on Fitness Level Beginner, Intermediate, and Experts: Body weight Step-By-Step Instructions to Complete a Toe Touch Crunch Lying on your back with your right knee bent,…

How to Do A Russian Twist: Step-by-Step & Video

How to Do A Russian Twist: Step-by-Step & Video

Russian Twists are a great ab exercise to tighten and tone your core. While also working on your balance and stability in your spin.  Russian Twist Modifications Based on Fitness Level Beginner: Body weight Intermediate and Experts: With a medicine ball or dumbbell in hands, and feet…