Did you know that regular exercise routines contribute to health and wellbeing?
Sometimes it can be tough to fit in some all-important core work at the end of your training. Maybe there just isn’t time or you’re too tired! Either way, today’s workout is a quick fix core routine that will keep your mid-section in good order until you have more time or energy
If you are doing this as a standalone session, make sure you warm up for a few minutes before exercising.
Perform the following as a circuit:-
- Side plank (left side)
- Side plank (right side)
- Cosack plank
- Supine hip bridge
Perform each exercise for 30 seconds each to total 2 minutes. Rest for 30-60 seconds and repeat the whole sequence 2-3 more times. Make sure you breathe throughout its easy to forget when doing these kinds of exercises!
Side plank do one side then the other
Cossack plank adopt the press up position either on the knees or full. Brace the abs and slowly take one hand and touch your lower back before returning it to the ground and repeating on the other side.
Establish a steady rhythm and continue for the allotted time making sure the abs remain braced the whole time
Supine hip bridge lying on the floor with your legs bent, feet close to your bottom, drive the hips into the floor and push the hips up towards the ceiling. Hold this fully contracted position by squeezing the hamstrings, glutes and back muscles as tight as possible.