Fitness: Four simple core exercises you can do at home

Here are some great body weight core exercises designed for you to do at home, in a park or at the gym!

Health Clique trainer Ike Abeng demonstrates some exercises that will help you build up your core strength and stability, as well as toning around your stomach area.

1) Mountain climbers

A great core and cardio exercise for targeting your abs.

Repetitions: 3×30 seconds with 30-second rest.

2) Straight-leg sit-ups with twist

Sit-ups are the most commonly known abdominal exercise so try them with different variations. By straightening your legs, you have to use your core to really drive you up then add the twist to hit your obliques area of the core.

Repetitions: 3×10 sets.

3) Walk outs/centipedes

This exercise is a full body core and stability exercise great for arm strength, flexibility in the hamstrings, hips and core. You can add a press ups or miss the press up out of this exercise as you wish!

Repetitions: 3×10.

4)Plank

Plank is the best core stability exercise that can help strengthen your core for all physical activity’s or everyday life!

Repetitions: 3×30 seconds, 30-second rest.

Make sure you stretch off after your exercises to avoid risk of injury.

Please drop Ike an email if you want him to showcase any other exercises or routines for you!

Also, all of these exercises can be adjusted to fit your level of ability. Progress the times, reps and sets as you wish!

The information on this website is intended for entertainment purposes only and does not constitute professional, medical or healthcare advice or diagnosis, and may not be used as such.

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This article was last updated on November 11, 2018.
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