9 Minute Core Tabata

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Happy Wednesday!! Let me just say I’m so glad it’s this Wednesday, and not last Wednesday! Last Wednesday my husband left out of town to go help with my brother’s roof replacement in Logan, UT.  He left me home with the three kids AND our new puppy, Rocco. If you have seen my last few Instagram stories you know I struggled a bit last weekend… True Story: I don’t ever really swear (except when my double unders are sucking, but that doesn’t count).  Last weekend I just about dropped the F bomb (like screamed it) in front of my kids more than once. It was a very long 5 days and hats of to all you women who do it by yourselves regularly…yikes. Well, I’d like to say it was mostly because of the dog but who knows.  He is a pain in the bum but he sure is a cutie.

We all know abs are made in the kitchen but a little core work here and there certainly helps! Try this 9 minute workout while watching TV with your kids right in the comfort of your own living room!

Perfect at home CrossFit Workouts from Stay Fit Mom!


9 Minute Tabata.:

  • Side Plank
  • Front Plank
  • Side Plank
  • V-ups
  • Russian Twist
  • Bicycle

Home ab workout that will have your core burning!

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Equipment Needed:

  • Small Dumbbell (I used 10lbs) Look at this super cute ones I found on Amazon! I think I need all of them in the different sizes and color options!cute dumbbells for home workouts
  • Yoga Mat (this is the one I have in the pictures above)
  • Keep track of your time using a watch or a Timer. (We frequently use the MYWOD app and recommend it to our readers. You can keep track of your workouts, they’ve got “How-To” videos, and of course the app has great timers.)

    Modification Options:

    • Be sure to modify this at home workout to your ability level. Using a hand weight isn’t necessary, you can do all of these with or without the dumbbell.

    Video Demo:

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Did you catch last week’s workout?

great workout to do when you have no equipment!

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  1. How many times would you try to do this 9 minute routine in a day? Just whenever you get 10 minutes to yourself? To exhaustion? I want to make sure I’m working but not risk injury. I’m just an unlucky klutz!

    1. Hi Tish! This is meant to be done once. Because it’s only 9 minutes you need to work at an intense pace.