Core Workout Move – Jumping Up From Prone Position


While the mantra may be “‘C’ is for crunches, not cookies,” it is important to remember that you cannot site-reduce areas of your body. With this in mind when you want to lose the stomach, doing a bunch of abdominal exercises will probably cause the stomach muscles to grow which, you guessed it, will lead to a bigger stomach.

It is therefore best to focus on your core muscles – the area all the way from underneath your arm pits through your hips. It is important to do a variety of exercises to try and work as much of that area as possible to build core strength.

To get you started, here is a great exercise for your total core:

  • Lie face down on the floor.
  • Press your palms to the ground on the side of your chest.
  • Engage your core and get up as fast as possible, then get back down.

The first time you do this exercise, time yourself doing 10 repetitions in order to get a baseline. Every week afterwards, try to improve your time while still maintaining good technique.

Good luck!

Garret Jones
Founder & CEO G-Fit

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