7 Minutes to Whittle Your Middle

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You’d be amazed at what you can accomplish in just 7 minutes! These fast exercises will slim and tone your midsection.  Our workout includes aspects of cardio to shed inches and drop pounds, while incorporating strength training to tighten those muscles that surround your spine. These toning exercises will also help alleviate lower back pain, as they help to stabilize the spine. So, get ready to whittle your middle – for good!

Equipment Needed: Interval timer

What to Do: You will perform each exercise for 45 seconds, then rest for 15 seconds in between. 7 exercises with the rest periods totals 7 minutes – and you’ve done it! For optimal results perform this routine 3 times weekly.


1. Burpees
2. Vertical Leg Lift
3. Jog In Place
4. Push Throughs
5. Mountain Climbers
6. Plank
7. Jumping Jacks


Vertical Leg Lift

Jog In Place

Push Throughs

Mountain Climbers


Jumping Jacks

You can never have too many ab routines. Try some of our other workouts to keep that waist slim and sexy:
7 Day Ab Challenge

Fabulous Abs in 30 Days Challenge
Awesome Abs Challenge
Ripped Abs Workout
H.I.I.T Abs Workout

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5 Comments on "7 Minutes to Whittle Your Middle"

  1. Shonda Knowlton  January 5, 2014

    I'm going to try these exercises this week. I like the combination.

  2. Ana  September 26, 2015

    How many rounds do I have as limit for these exercises?

    • SkinnyMs  September 27, 2015

      Ana, It's only one round but feel free to do two.

  3. Liza  July 22, 2016

    I m off on a six week holiday in Europe, we will be walking heaps but I wanted to find a quick efficient hotel room workout I could do to keep fit & strong while I m away. This is perfect, thank you;-)


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