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The Ultimate Core Challenge – Week 2

Core Challenge week 2 featured by top US fitness blog, Walking in Memphis in High Heels: image of a woman wearing Athleta striped leggings, a Nike zip hoodie and Nike sneakers


I am struggling with the time change. Anyone else?! I mean…it’s still dark outside. How is it time to leave for work? At least the hour of sunlight at night will be nice! Now Leighton and I can hit up the park after work each night!

We have already made it to the second week of the core challenge! Last week was all about planks. This week you will want to try to do this core challenge and workout at least 3 times a week and add in cardio 3-5 times a week. And make sure you check out My Life Well Loved and Happily Hughes for more core workouts!

Ultimate Core Workout – Week 2

1.) 50 crunches.

2.) 25 crunches.

3.) 25 bicycle crunches.

4.) 60 seconds of scissor legs.

5.) 25 Russian twists.

6.) 25 straight leg raises.

That’s it! It’ll go by quickly, but it will make such a difference. My abs have never been the same since having Leighton, so I’m especially excited about this Core challenge!

Are you following along with the Core Challenge? How’s it coming so far? Here are the instructions for Week 1.

  1. Azanique Rawl

    I’m totally joining in! This is the perfect challenge for my summer body. Thank you for sharing doll 🙂

    -xo, Azanique |

  2. Jessica

    This looks really fun! I’d love to try this. Thanks dear!

    Jessica |

  3. Elise

    I am definitely going to do this core challenge! Thank you!

    xx, Elise

  4. Vickie

    This is exactly what I needed!

  5. Sarah Lindner

    OOO!! This seems easy enough to do – I may actually give this workout a try!
    thanks for sharing!!

    xoxo Sarah

  6. Beverly

    I need to take on this challenge. I saw Heather post about it last week. My core has been weak since having a baby.

  7. Amanda

    I need this– I’ve been wanting to tone up for my upcoming wedding!

  8. Cathy

    This is such a good workout! I’m going to do this later today! Thank you for the workouts!


  9. Amanda

    Totally trying this! I have to be in a bathing suit in a month, so anything helps lol

  10. Sarah Lennon

    I need to join your challenge! Since having Sydney I have been slacking big time on my abs!

    • Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels

      Yes join us! We would love to have you Sarah! = )

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