10-Minute Tabata Workout for Butt and Abs

Challenging, yet doable.

Because who doesn’t want a perky butt and defined abs? This 10-minute Tabata workout for butt and abs really delivers. It’s challenging, yet doable, with some heart-pumping moves to help you burn calories. We recommend doing this workout 2-3 times per week in combination with cardio, weight lifting, or your favorite sport. It’ll help give just a little more oomph to your routine, creating lean muscle along your butt and abs.

10-Minute Tabata Workout for Butt and Abs

What You’ll Need: a gym timer (free apps are available for download), a medium dumbbell (10-20 lb.), and a mat or towel to lay on the floor.

What to Do: Perform each move for 40 seconds, resting 20 seconds in between moves. Complete 2 rounds with no break in between.

Below, we’ve included videos showing how to perform each move. Using proper form helps prevent injuries and ensures you’re getting the most out of your workout.


1. Mountain Climbers
2. Goblet Squat
3. Bicycle Crunch
4. Fire Hydrant (Right Side)
5. Fire Hydrant (Left Side)

Instructional Videos

Mountain Climbers

Goblet Squat

Bicycle Crunch

Fire Hydrant

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Sofia Lopez

Sofia received her BA from Cornell University and her MFA from San Francisco State University. She creates workouts and fitness challenges. Her hobbies include running, hiking, and listening to audiobooks from the exercise bike.

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