Core Workouts

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SWTC Glutes & Abs Series

Strengthen your glutes and core with Strong Women's August workout series

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Manon Clarke
  • Crossed leg side reachers
    Workouts

    Work your arms and abs with reverse planks

  • 2 week pilates challenge
    Workouts

    “I did a 2-week online pilates challenge – here's how it changed my body”

  • Russian twists
    Workouts

    These 4 pilates ab exercises have been trending — here’s why they’re so good

Latest Stories

Crossed leg side reachers
Workouts

Stretch a tight back with this seated exercise

Do it at your desk or at the gym.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman holding a plank on her elbows
Workouts

“I tried the 5-minute plank challenge – this is what happened”

Holding a plank for five minutes could well be the ultimate sign of total-body strength.

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Hollie Richardson
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Low planks
Workouts

Are low planks better than high planks?

And how to do the core-strengthening move.

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Chloe Gray
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Downward dog ankle reach
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Strengthen your yoga practice with this twist on downward dogs

Strength and build strength at the same time.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Why you should do cat/cow as part of your morning stretch routine

Wake up stiff joints.

Woman doing barre
Workouts

“I can barely lift 1kg”: all the reasons barre is so damn hard

We need to talk about the pain of pulsing and squeezing in barre.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe and Meeka on a reformer pilates class, doing a straddle pose and holding weights in their arms
Workouts

What actually happens in a reformer pilates class?

The workout has taken the fitness industry by storm.

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Chloe Gray
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Thread the needle
Workouts

Thread the needle pose is the perfect post-work stretch

Open those tight shoulders.

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Chloe Gray
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Banded glute bridge
Workouts

Add extra resistance to leg days with banded glute bridges

Strengthen the lower body.

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Chloe Gray
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Why don't we take pilates more seriously?
Workouts

“Why don’t more women see pilates as ‘proper’ exercise?”

Exercise isn’t just about getting sweaty and breathless.

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Izzie Price
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Emma Obayuvana doing a dead bug
Workouts

All the benefits of the core-strengthening exercise dead bugs

Weird name, great move.

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Chloe Gray
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Priyankaa Joshi
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“I tried doing wall sits every day for a month – here’s why you should too“

Is this the quickest way to build glute and core strength?

Move of the week: bird dog
Workouts

Build serious core stability with a simple but effective bird dog

Boost your pilates practice with this one move.

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Miranda Larbi
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Knee hovers
Workouts

Activate the core before strength training with this simple ab exercise

Get ready for squats and lunges.

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Chloe Gray
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Weighted crunches
Workouts

This crunch variation adds extra fire to your core workout

Who knew there was anything harder than crunches?

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Chloe Gray
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classical-pilates-30-day-challenge
Workouts

“I tried classical pilates for 30 days straight and I’ve never felt so strong”

“Classical pilates created pockets of blissful calm in my day”

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Morgan Fargo
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Woman doing crunching exercise in activewear against back drop with knees bent and arms extended out
Workouts

The pilates core exercise a PT swears by for easing back pain

”It’s not just about working your abs – this move strengthens the deep core muscles too.‟

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Chloe Gray
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Trainer Dottie doing a twisted lunge
Workouts

This move is the perfect warm-up before working out

A twisted lunge is a classic for a reason.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Wake up your lower back with this simple dynamic stretch

Work deep into tight joints.

Wrist rocks
Workouts

Over sit ups? Try butterfly crunches for a serious ab burn

The variation targets your core in new ways.

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Chloe Gray
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