Weekly Workout: 3/13/2018

"10 Minute Core Workout"

Add this on at the end of your run for a quick but effective core workout!

Complete 30 seconds of each exercise; repeat for up to 3 rounds:

-Plank; standard form or elbow plank, whichever is most comfortable for you!

-Russian Twist; Sit with your legs bent, heels off the ground if you want more of a challenge. Twist your torso side-to-side--you should feel this one in your obliques!

-In-and-Out Crunch; Sit with your legs slightly bent, hands at your sides for balance or lifted off the ground for more of a challenge. Keeping your heels off the ground, flex your legs in towards your body and extend away from your body. 

-Reverse Crunch; Lie on the floor with your knees bent at a 90-degree angle; bring your feet off the ground and knees towards your chest while keeping that 90-degree angle at the knees. 

-Bicycle Crunch; Lie on the floor with your feet off the ground and knees bent at a 90-degree angle. With your hands behind your head, bring your right elbow up to your knee; lower back down and repeat on the left side.

-Lateral Plank Walk (15 seconds each direction); In a standard plank position, "walk" your body to the right for 15 seconds, then reverse and walk 15 seconds to the left.

Cool down with 3-5 minutes of stretching