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Crazy strong core workout (video!)

by Heather

How is your core strength?  Pretty strong I hope!

Want to strengthen it up a little more?  Then try this workout.  It’s fast, effective and will help you strengthen your entire core.

Your core isn’t just abs.  Nope, it’s your whole mid section.

I find that while sitting all day long it’s really important to maintain a strong core.  It helps maintain better posture and eases back pain.

I hope you enjoy the newest video on the Fit Girl Workouts Channel!

Crazy strong core workout breakdown

  • 20 seconds in low plank – on elbows and feet
  • 8 plank press ups
  • 20 seconds high plank – on hands and feet
  • 8 plank knee taps
  • 8 breast strokes
  • 6 back extension sets
  • 4 donkey kick with knee in sets (left leg)
  • 4 donkey kick with knee in sets (right leg)

Try going through this workout 2-3 times for maximum core strengthening.  You’ll love it!

In group certification news… I’m a couple days behind in my studies.  The first section had so much reading.  Luckily the second section is much shorter and is focused on nutrition.  I took an entire class on nutrition for fitness, so it’ll be easier to grasp the concepts.

What’s new with you?  Any fun mid week plans?  I have the 3 mile run tonight with my mom and the running club.

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Allie June 22, 2011 - 6:47 am

GREAT video.. once again 🙂 You know your fitness!

Have fun on the run with your club and mom!

Jess June 22, 2011 - 12:02 pm

You sure know your stuff, girl!!

that abs video/workout is BEAST!!

Andrea@WellnessNotes June 22, 2011 - 12:04 pm

Great workout! Core work is so important. Your cat is very cute!

Michelle @ A Voracious Appetite June 22, 2011 - 12:38 pm

Great core routine! Your cat is too cute 🙂

Get Healthy with Heather June 22, 2011 - 5:51 pm

Haha yeah he’s cute, but such a bugger when he wants food!

Kristen (swanky dietitian) June 22, 2011 - 2:04 pm

Planks get me every time! This workout sounds great! I want to strengthen my core…especially for those bathing suits!

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janetha June 23, 2011 - 11:24 am

Those are some awesome core moves!

janetha June 23, 2011 - 11:27 am

Oh and your cat rules.

Get Healthy with Heather June 24, 2011 - 4:07 am

He sure does 🙂

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