Busy Babe Abs: 6 Core Tightening Exercises For Women

Having tight and ideal body is every woman’s desire and many of you have tried everything to achieve this, but you are still not satisfied with the results. Therefore, continue reading and find out the workouts that really work thereby providing you with that always wanted body shape.

The good thing about these exercises is that you do not have to visit any expensive gym, they can be performed at your own home, and once you start practicing them you will always have them in your workout regime.

The exercises that we are about to present to you target every single angle of your waistline. For best results, follow the sequence of 1-3 times.


  1. Tiu Tummy Toner

Position your body in a strong plank position with your shoulders in line with your wrists. While utilizing your core, focus on your right oblique and bring your right knee as near as you can to the right elbow. Then, try to return to the initial position and repeat the same movements but this time on the left side and in that way you will have one repetition done. Do 20 repetitions on each side.

  1. Core Tightener

Lie flat on your back while your legs are stretched with your heels touching the floor. Keep your core fully engaged, and then slowly sit up straight in order to form a ‘T’ shape with your arms while twisting your body to the right. After that go back to initial position and change sides. For optimal effects do a set of 30 repetitions.

  1. Low Plank with Leg Lifts

Place yourself in a low plank position on your elbows by holding your body in a straight line. Utilize your abs and meanwhile kick your right leg straight up while your foot is flexed. After that go back to initial position and perform the same exercise performance on the opposite side. Do 20 reps on each side.

  1. Eagle Pose Crunch

Form a standard eagle pose on your back. Then, cross your right arm under your left arm, and your right leg over your left leg. While elevating your body bring your elbows to meet with your knees and after that make a pause at the top. When bringing your body to the initial position you need to breathe out and keep your core tight and engaged. Do 10 repetitions of this exercise.

  1. Scissors Crunch

Place your body in a lying position on your back and then place your legs right above you with knees and hands gently resting behind your head. Now, begin doing scissoring one leg at the time while crunching the opposite elbow to meet with your knee. Change side so that you can complete one rep. Do a set of 30 repetitions.

  1. Weighted Hands to Knees

For this exercise you will need 5-8 lb dumbbell. Now, lie on your back, then bend your knees at an angle of 90 degrees and take the dumbbell in your hands positioned above your chest. While performing this exercise your shoulders should be on the ground all the time and your feet and arms shouldn’t touch the ground. Now, bring your weight to touch the knees while crunching and then extend your legs forward and arms back behind you forming a straight line. Do 10 repetitions.


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