You are here

Sculpt Strong Abs with This 10-Minute Routine

The desire for a six-pack isn't the only reason to work on strengthening your core (although that's the perk most people think about). Research shows that strong abs benefit for your health in a lot of other ways, like improving posture, lessening back pain, and boosting your running performance, just to name a few. And yeah, you'll earn some serious bragging rights when you rock your sports bra sans shirt in spin class.

While a healthy diet and overall fat-burning workout routine are crucial in blasting belly fat—as you well know—ab exercises can help take your core game to the next level. Too busy to hit the gym? Most core exercises require barely any space or equipment to execute, which means you can work them into your routine whether you're on the road or at home—no gym membership, no excuses.

Prime example: This video, the first part in a four-week slim-down series, includes two sets of exercises that engage the entire circumference of your core, not just your front abdominal muscles for a full-on ab blast. Grab an exercise mat and light ball and prepare for 10 minutes of core-burning exercises, led by personal trainer Sarah Kusch.

Hey, no pain, no gain, right?

About Grokker

Interested in more at-­home workout video classes? There are thousands waiting for you on Grokker.com, the one-stop shop online resource for health and wellness. They have expert-led yoga, meditation, fitness, and healthy cooking videos, perfect for your busy lifestyle. Check 'em out today!

Related Links from Grokker.com

Yoga for Athletes: Free Your Spine: Core

Yin Yoga for the Back

Vinyasa and Pilates: Toned Strong Glutes

 

Grokker.com

Grokker.com is your one-stop-shop for videos that help you be a better you. We have full length video classes in yoga, fitness, meditation and healthy cooking so whether you have 15 minutes or an hour, we make it easy to fit some wellness into your busy day.

 More →
More from Grokker.com
  • Easy Mindful Eating Tips That Are Actually Worth Following
  • This HIIT Workout Gives At-Home Routines a Good Name
  • You Can Do This Prenatal Pilates Workout Anywhere There's Room for an Exercise Mat