Core Workout with Bodyweight Exercises

Core workout with bodyweight exercises—for both men and women—are those that help shape the core and make it muscular and sexy. Here are some bodyweight exercises–one of the many complete core workouts–that you can do at gym and/or at home.

We know that we get our chest, biceps, triceps, shoulders, legs and back strength trained. But what about core workouts? Core exercise is a must along with training other body parts.

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Given below are 7 core exercises for your core workout that you can do after strength training. It is to be done one set starting from #1 to #7. Don’t forget the pre workout stretches before you start strength training.

Core Workout #1: V Crunches

Do V crunches 10 reps for beginners, 15 reps for intermediate, 20 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds and move to #2.

Core Workout #2: Spiderman Plank

Do spiderman plank (each side count 1) 20 reps for beginners, 30 reps for intermediate, 40 to 50 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds and move to #3.

Core Workout #3: Plank Ups

Do plank ups 12 to15 reps for beginners, 30 reps for intermediate, 40 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds and move to #4.

Core Workout #4: Lying Knee Pull Ins (Knee Tucks)

Do lying knee pull ins 10 reps for beginners, 15 reps for intermediate, 20 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds and move to #5.

Core Workout #5: Lying Wind Shield Wipers

Do lying wind shield wipers (both sides count 1) 10 reps for beginners, 25 reps for intermediate, 40 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds and move to #6.

Core Workout #6: Lying Alternating Knee Hugs

Do lying alternating knee hugs (count each knee hug as 1) 20 reps for beginners, 30 reps for intermediate, 40 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds and move to #7.

Core Workout #7: Lying Scissors

Do lying scissors (both legs count 1) 20 reps for beginners, 30 to 40 reps for intermediate, 50 reps for advanced. Rest 30 seconds.

Complete the above abdominal exercises with 60 second basic plank, and post workout stretches.

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Conclusion

Though this core workout with bodyweight exercises may read and seem easy, doing it requires proper form and posture. So, take your time with these core exercises if you are a beginner but don’t give more rest time between exercises.  If you have any health problems like high LDL, diabetes, high blood pressure for which you are under medical supervision, please consult your doctor before starting with supplements like creatine, glutamine and the likes.

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