10 quick core exercises for beginners

Working your core is one of the best things you can do for your body. Not only will you be working towards a flatter tummy and chiseled abs, you’ll also be improving your balance, stability and lower back strength. And you’ll start to feel stronger and fitter in less than 10 minutes.

7 mins

Core Basics

Get started with basic yet effective core exercises including planks, oblique crunches and russian twists. Remember to keep a steady breath throughout the workout!


47 cal


Exercise Mat

10 Exercises

Plank • Knees


Oblique Crunches • Left

10 reps

Oblique Crunches • Right

10 reps


10 reps

Plank to Down-Dog

8 reps

Modified Side Plank • Left


Modified Side Plank • Right


Cross Body Crunches

10 reps

High Plank


Russian Twist


Benefits of this workout

  • Tightens stomach
  • Defines abs
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Reduces back pain
  • Assists digestion
  • Increases core strength

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