10 Minute: Tighter Waist Core Workout

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Hi Everyone!

Today’s workout if focused on strengthening and toning the core, and creating a leaner/tighter waist. I chose several moves that utilize the deep abdominal muscles. 

The deep abdominal muscles act like a muscular corset to create a leaner and stronger mid-section. When combined with cardio this is a really great workout for strengthening and sculpting your abs. 

I like paring this workout with cardio. You can repeat the workout up to 4X and pair with 30 minutes of Cardio of choice. 

If you aren’t a runner I listed a cardio option below, or you can pair this with one of my Cardio Workouts for a bonus cardio challenge. 


See you tomorrow!
Melissa

PS You can also find me on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Jesse has also been posting Sneak Peek workout videos on his Instagram account. 

PPS Workout outfit is from www.affitnity.com and you can get 15% off any purchase with the code BenderFitness at checkout. 


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Repeat 1-4X

Set your Interval Timer for 10 rounds of 10/50 seconds.  

*Optional Cardio Boost: Set your Interval Timer for 20 rounds of 10/50 seconds and add 50 seconds of mountain climbers, high knees, or jump rope in between each exercise.  

1. Plank
2. Reverse Plank Leg Lift
3. Side Plank Reach (right)
4. Side Plank reach (left)
5. Temple Tap Abs
6. V-Up Twist
7. Reach Through
8. Leg Lift
9. Hip Lift
10. Crunch and Tap

7 thoughts on “10 Minute: Tighter Waist Core Workout

  1. Jeannie

    Completed this workout twice yesterday as I started the Lean Muscle Challenge last weekend. I can definitely feel it in my abs today! Do you have any modifications for the v-up and/or the reach through? I’m not strong enough at this point to sit up that far while holding my legs up. Thanks!

    • benderfitness

      You can modify the V-Up and reach through by placing your hands on the floor (below your shoulders) during the exercise. As you grow stronger you can reduce the upper body support. 🙂

  2. Meg

    Wow, that was rough! Would love to know some variations (especially for #6 and #7) for those of us who are working up to being able to do the full workout. As always, thanks so much for posting, Melissa! P.S. Love the outdoor venue! 🙂

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