Experts agree that even short periods of exercise can improve heart health. They say just 10 minutes a day can help improve your cardiovascular health and have your tummy sculpted in no time. 10 minutes can improve lean muscle mass, which will help your body burn more calories, and promote fat burning. This workout helps to sculpt your core quickly and effectively.
The workout is a total of 10 minutes, each move must be done for one minute. The beautiful thing about the sequence is that you can do it for 10 minutes, 20 minutes, or even 30 just by following the same formula- 1 minute each move, then on to the next. Do at least one sequence each day and if possible extend the sequence for 20 to 30 minutes a couple times a week. No more than 20 seconds rest time between exercises. This will provide optimum time to sculpt your core.
The plank works out your entire core upper and lower body muscles. Lift your body off the floor with your forearms, elbows at 90 degrees. Keep your body in a straight position without arching your back.
The V-sit hold targets abdominal muscles and improves balance. Lie on your back, then balancing on your bottom, extend your legs and arms into the air to form a V.
The twisting crunch is one of the most effective crunch workouts, as it works out all of your stomach muscle fibers at once. Get into a normal crunch position, then raise your torso to a 45 degree angle, and then twist from side to side.
The lying windmill is one of the most challenging exercises. Lie on your back with your arms extended and raise your legs until they are perpendicular to the floor. Then slowly lower your legs to the side as low as you can while maintaining full core contact with the floor. Lastly, Bring your legs back up to center, lower them and repeat for other side.
Superman’s with a twist will engage your core well. Get into a standard Superman position by lying down on your stomach and raising your torso off the floor with your arms extended out in front of you. Then at the top of the raise, twist to one side, returned to the center, and then twist to the other side. Lower your torso back to the ground to complete one rep. Do this for one minute.
You don’t have to limit yourself to these core exercises only. You can implement many common core workouts, and just do them for one minute until it adds up the ten minutes. Remember to not rest for longer than 20 seconds between exercises. 10 minutes is all you need to sculpt your core, and improve your heart health.