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Strength building core finisher workout

  A strong core will support everything else you do, but when most people think of core they only think of abs. Head trainer Alexa Towersey and Jenna Douros show us how to build up your core.          The core includes all of the abs (deep and superficial) in addition to the muscles of the hips and lower back. These four exercises are designed to target as much of the core as possible. When combined with the flexion, extension and rotation exercises in the DB Complex and…

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Core blast with Tiffiny Hall

  Sculpt your core with this five move core workout by January 2018 cover model Tiffiny Hall.         GEAR: none! GO: 20 seconds’ work, 10 seconds’ rest, 4–6 rounds (push yourself!)   1. V-snap to push-up with a sexy roll   What a move! This exercise works your whole body, focusing on your core and adding a cardio twist. We all know we can’t spot-reduce fat, so it makes sense to combine a core-strengthening exercise with full-body function movements to burn calories, right? » First up, the…

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Core blast with Tiffiny Hall

  Sculpt your core with this five move core workout by January 2018 cover model Tiffiny Hall.         GEAR: none! GO: 20 seconds’ work, 10 seconds’ rest, 4–6 rounds (push yourself!)   1. V-snap to push-up with a sexy roll   What a move! This exercise works your whole body, focusing on your core and adding a cardio twist. We all know we can’t spot-reduce fat, so it makes sense to combine a core-strengthening exercise with full-body function movements to burn calories, right? » First up, the…

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3 ways to target your core

  Sculpt your core with this efficient core workout by Kayla Gagnon.  The workout   Using a timer set for 30 seconds of work and 10 to 15 seconds of rest 3 to 4 rounds of each move  1. Side plank hip dips       Hold yourself up in a side plank (either from the knees or toes) Using control, lower the bottom hip to the floor with an inhale. As you exhale, push the hips back up to the ceiling.        2. Plank pike-up     Begin…

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Crank up your core strength with plank variations

  Boost your results with these plank variations by Holly Barker.   Side plank with knee touch     Elevate your side plank by dropping your top elbow and raising your top knee towards each other. Perform 10 reaches per side, holding at the crunch and coming back to side plank each time.       Basic plank with mountain climber     Elevate the basic plank by dropping your body down to a push-up position, elbows bent, and reaching one knee towards the same side elbow. Repeat one side…

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10 Core Exercises For Women

You can’t make excuses when it comes to your fitness, right? No matter how busy you are, you need to be in good shape and health. It’s obviously challenging to find those precious few minutes for a workout, but you need to find time for exercise and add it to your daily checklist. Creative exercise regimens can be a great help when you just want to skip your trip to the gym. People from different walks of life are stuck in this dilemma, especially working women who frequently have to ask the question “When do I workout? I…

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Butt sculpting and core strengthening workout

  Want a killer butt and core? Forget separate core workouts. Adding this ingredient to your current moves will amplify results and sculpt your middle in one efficient session. Why the bosu ball? “By adding an unstable surface, a BOSU ball increases activation of the rectus abdominus and facilitates extra activity per exercise than a stable surface would,” says Meaghan.   Words/workout: Meaghan TerzisPhotography: James Patrick    1. Sit-up 3 sets / 12-15 reps 1. Begin by lying on the Bosu ball with your hips just off the edge of the…

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Summer Body Warrior Challenge – Arms and Core – Week 4

  This final week we will focus on specific muscle groups and make all our hard work POP!   ARMS/CORE   Equipment ›› x2 BB›› Box or chair›› Mat This session will focus on shaping arms and accentuate tone followed by a five-minute sculpting ab blast. Your arm workout will be made up of four different exercises, which must be performed in their order and in the full rep numbers before moving on to the next exercise. Try to maintain your chosen BB weight throughout the entire circuit numbers. Complete your nominated rounds…

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Ab and core workout by Emily Skye

  Sculpt rock hard abs with fitness IT girl Emily Skye‘s exclusive workout for WH&F. This is a fantastic ab and core workout you really can do anywhere. By doing the workout in a circuit format, you also get the added benefit of a fantastic fat burning session. High-intensity circuits are by far the best way to burn fat as you have the effects of burning fat well after the workout is complete. This particular workout is a basic five-exercise circuit. The beauty of these workouts is that they are easy…

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