6 Core strength Exercises for Home

Here are some exercises for at home to strengthen your core muscles.

Each of these exercises can be done any number of sets for any number of reps, but we recommend working up to 4 sets of 20 reps.

Be sure to rest 45 seconds between sets.

All of these exercises can be seen in the video at the bottom of this page.

1. Modified Plank

Target: the core

Knees are bent, core is tight, elbows under shoulders, hips are level and hold this position for 20-30 seconds.

2. Plank

Target: the core

Stack elbows under the shoulders, hips are level and hold.

3. Modified side plank

Target: core

Extend legs to the side, elbow under shoulder, keep hips high and hold.

4. Side Plank

Target: Core

legs extended, hips in alignment with shoulder and feet, elbows under shoulders, raise hips and hold.

5. Reverse Crunch

Target: Lower abs

extend legs up towards the ceiling, in a controlled movement raise the bottoms of your feet up, limiting rocking of your legs and control back to the floor.

6. Suitcases

Target: core

knees bent and up off the floor, back off of the ground, extend both legs and upper body away from each other then perform a crunch and repeat.

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