July 08, 2022 2 min read

Banded core workout

These simple exercises will not only work on your core but fire up you entire body!
Repeat these 4 exercises for 3-4 rounds 15-20 reps each. A booty band above knees will be required for these moves.



1. Bicycle crunches- lie down on your back and bend your knees placing feet on floor. Brace your core and lift knees 90 degrees and raise your upper body. Exhale as you rotate your trunk moving your right elbow towards left knee inhale and return to starting point. Repeat movement to opposite side. L+R=1 rep

 

2. Leg lift with abductor- Lie down on your back with legs straight out infant of you. Engage your core and lift your legs until they are over your hips slowly lower them hovering over the ground then proceed to open both legs into a banded abduction. Repeat for the desired reps

 


3.Cross body Crunch: Begin on the floor, on your back with one bent knee and arm extended behind head. Lift your head, neck and shoulders of the ground bringing opposite arm and raising leg together into a bunch. Finish reps on one side then continue to the other side.

 

4. Plank side step- Begin in a push up position. Arms shoulder width apart and feet hip width apart. Brace your core and do not allow lower back to drop or to stay up high feel for a neutral point. Hold you plank and perform alternating side steps working on that side booty while firing the core.

 


Hope you enjoy this workout! It can be done anywhere gym or home. If you don’t have weights get creative use water bottles.

 

Bands used for this workout is our Level 3 fabric band but any of our resistance bands will work ;)