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BUILD Functional Strength and a Six Pack with this Core Circuit!

Posted by Jay Maryniak on
BUILD Functional Strength and a Six Pack with this Core Circuit!

Follow along with Jay as he demonstrates a core circuit workout to build functional strength and a six-pack.

This circuit-style workout includes exercises to target various areas of the core, ensuring a well-rounded and intense routine.

Full video tutorial available here:

 Workout Overview:

  • Perform each exercise one after the other with minimal rest in between
  • After the last exercise, rest for 60 seconds
  • Repeat for 3 total sets


  1. Dumbbell or Kettlebell Single Arm Suitcase Carry (30 seconds per arm)

    • Unilateral anti-lateral flexion core exercise
    • Engages core and improves overall stability
  2. Band High to Low Kneeling Wood Chopper (12 reps per side)

    • Targets obliques and works rotation and anti-rotation
    • Modify by using a lighter resistance band or walking closer to the anchor point
  3. Dumbbell Dead Bug (20 reps, 10 per side)

    • Anti-extension and flexion core exercise
    • Maintain proper hip and core position throughout
  4. Side Plank Knee to Elbow (15 reps per side)

    • Isometric oblique exercise with lateral flexion and glute engagement
    • Modify by resting foot between reps or adjusting foot placement for added stability
  5. Hanging Knee to Elbow (Max reps)

    • Engage scapula and use core to pull knees towards elbows
    • Modify by shortening the range of motion

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