Intermediate Core Conditioning Series (Day 2)


Intermediate Level of Difficulty (45 minute workout)

This is an intermediate core conditioning program designed to increase core strength and improve conditioning.

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WORKOUT SERIES

This workout is part of a "multi-day" training program. You can divide up the days to fit your schedule, however; we recommend that you take a full day of rest to let your body recover between workouts. For example: If you are doing a 3 day workout program, you may choose to workout (Monday - Day 1), (Wednesday - Day 2), (Friday - Day 3).

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Circuit

Perform each exercise in this circuit one after another resting for the specified time period after each exercise. Repeat this circuit 5 times.

Picture of a male doing Medicine Ball Crunch Exercise

Medicine Ball Crunch

The medicine ball crunch is a progression of the basic ab crunch. This exercise incorporates the medicine ball to add some resistance to make the exercise more challenging.

Do 15 reps
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Picture of a female doing Side Plank Hip Raise Exercise

Side Plank Hip Raise

The side plank hip raise is a beginner core exercise. This exercise strengthens the muscles of the core with most of the body weight placed on the underside obliques.

Do 15 reps on each side
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Picture of a male doing Open Arm Chest Raise Exercise

Open Arm Chest Raise

The open arm chest raise is a beginner level core exercise that targets the lower back.

Do 10 reps then rest for 30 seconds
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Circuit

Perform each exercise in this circuit one after another resting for the specified time period after each exercise. Repeat this circuit 5 times.

Picture of a male doing Abdominal Crunch-Up Exercise

Abdominal Crunch-Up

The abdominal crunch-up with the medicine ball is an intermediate core exercise that really hits the midsection hard. You must have good lower back strength in order to perform this exercise properly.

Do 15 reps
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Picture of a male doing Butterfly Sit-ups Exercise

Butterfly Sit-ups

The butterfly sit-up is a beginner level core conditioning exercise that targets the abs.

Do 15 reps
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Picture of a male doing Medicine Ball Double Toe Taps Exercise

Medicine Ball Double Toe Taps

The medicine ball double toe tap is an intermediate core conditioning exercise that targets the abs and obliques.

Do 30 reps then rest for 30 seconds
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