Everyday Core

Workout Blues - By: Ms. Phoenix (CC)

Workout Blues – By: Ms. Phoenix (CC)

A quick core workout while still emphasizing abdominals-so you can achieve a 6-pack and have a functional core.




1. Legs Raised Crunches – 50 reps

2. Circular Leg Raises – 15 clockwise, then counter-clockwise

3. Reverse Crunches (knees to chest instead of chest to knees) – 50 reps

4. Toe Touch Crunches – 40

5. Regular Planks – 1 minute x 2 sets

6. Weighted Side Bends (a quick image search is self explanatory) – 25 each side

7. Good Mornings – 50

8. Side Planks – 1 minute each side

9. Leg Raises (lower 1/4 rep range- start 6 in. above the ground, raise to about 2.5-3 feet)

10. Side Crunches – 50 each side x 2 sets

11. Planks with legs balancing on core ball – 1 minute x 2 sets

12. Hanging Knee Raises – 20 x 2



About Nick

Nick Levato has been involved with the fitness community for over 8 years. Not only is he a Certified Personal Trainer but, has also been trained in martial arts. Nick has overseen the training of many individuals spanning all ages and fitness goals; and experimented most diets; for competitions, cutting, vegetarian, and general diets to coincide with weight training at the time. In addition to training on an individual level, Nick has also taught many group classes. He takes pride in pushing himself to his limits in the gym and in his everyday life.

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