Abs and Core Exercises

Workouts for Increased Flexibility and Muscle Conditioning

Edward Massey • October 24, 2016
Exercise Form and Safety for Beginners by Sarah Kusch
1. Exercise Form and Safety for Beginners
Exercise Form and Safety for Beginners
This low impact workout for beginners will teach you the essentials of proper form and fitness safety. Sarah will guide you through the elements of a well-balanced workout including warm-up, workout and recovery, and teach you proper form on base exercises such as hip hinge, lunge, squat and core contraction. Moving your body is an important step in ensuring your bone, tissue and joint health, and will help you better manage your weight. Whether you're beginning or jumpstarting your fitness and weight management journey, this is an important first step that will keep you safe from injury and help you progress more effectively.
2. Bodyweight Lower Body #1
Bodyweight Lower Body #1
Lower Body #1 will primarily focus on building strength in the lower half of your body with moves like reverse lunges with a thrust. But don't be deceived, you're still going to work every inch of your body in just 20 minutes using just your body weight.
3. Bodyweight Upper Body #1
Bodyweight Upper Body #1
Upper Body #1 focuses primarily on building strength in the upper half of your body, but don't be deceived - you'll be still be working every muscle of your body in under 20 minutes with this efficient workout.
4. Bodyweight Total Body #4
Bodyweight Total Body #4
Total Body #4 takes the intensity up a notch with more challenging exercises. If you're repeating this workout in the Evolution6 program, try to do the it with less modifications to progress your strength.
5. Bodyweight Total Body #2
Bodyweight Total Body #2
Total Body #2 is designed to work every inch of your body in under 20 minutes through optimized circuit blocks of upper body, lower body, cardio, and core.
6. Bodyweight Total Body #5
Bodyweight Total Body #5
Total Body #5 is the most challenging workout of the Evolution6 program with moves like bear that test your stability, strength and endurance. Get your workout done in just 20 minutes, using your body weight only, no excuses.
7. Bodyweight Cardio + Core #1
Bodyweight Cardio + Core #1
Keith is standing by with his optimized formula of non-stop bodyweight exercises that will build muscle, cut fat and work your entire core. Check out his Evolution6 series for a 6-week fitness challenge.
8. Cardio Core #4 - Combo
Cardio Core #4 - Combo
Jumpstart your metabolism with a lot of movement! This workout consists of a 10-minute Tabata-style (20-seconds on/10-seconds off) cardio session, followed by 13 minutes of core work. This is a great full body workout that will get your heart rate up and then focus on toning and sculpting the abs. Get after it and enjoy!
9. Mindful Movements #1 - Restore & Breathe
Mindful Movements #1 - Restore
This routine is designed to give your body a break following intense workouts from prior days and also to learn how to improve your breathing and open up tight muscles to enhance your performance in all of your activities. This is not a strenuous flow, but instead includes movements where you will be holding stretches and poses intended to promote recovery and rejuvenation. You will be amazed at how much your range of motion improved from the start of the routine to the end!
10. Cardio Core #2 - Flow
Cardio Core #2 - Flow
This 30-minute workout incorporates light weights into a continuous flow of movement leaving you dripping and full of endorphins. Use this workout as a very active recovery from the HIIT workouts in Sarah's Mind, Body, Flow series to keep that metabolism up and your body moving on days you feel like you need a good sweat and natural energy boost.
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