Daily Morning Core Workout

Early morning abs for the early bird!

Daily Morning Core Workout

When it comes to getting out of bed, the struggle is real. But, if your bed is calling you to stay just a little while longer, there’s things you can do to fight its pull. We’re not talking about coffee—although that might help too. We’re talking about morning workouts. It can seem daunting to exercise first thing in the morning, but early workouts can actually help you feel more awake and alert.

When you get your blood pumping, you wake up all the systems in your body. Your metabolism gets a boost, your muscles feel less lethargic, and your mind kicks into full power. That’s why this Daily Morning Core Workout is a great energizer. It might just be the best way to get out of bed!

This morning core workout is great because it requires no equipment. Do it on your bedroom floor! And since there’s no jumping either, you won’t wake up your downstairs neighbors, making it ideal for anyone who lives in an apartment.

Daily Morning Core Workout

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What You’ll Need: a gym mat or towel to lay on the floor an interval timer (phone timer works great)

What to Do: Complete all the moves in order. Rest for 10 seconds after each move. Perform a total of two rounds.

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. Plank: 50 seconds
  2. Russian Twists: 40 reps
  3. Plank: 30 seconds
  4. Leg Raises: 30 reps
  5. Plank: 20 seconds
  6. Crunches: 40 reps

Instructional Videos


Russian Twist

Leg Raises


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D'Juan Woods

D’Juan Woods, is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he played wide receiver. D’Juan went on to play in the NFL for the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Super Bowl winning team, the New Orleans Saints. Unfortunately, D’Juan’s NFL career was cut short due to a spinal cord injury that nearly left him paralyzed. Upon his recovery, D’Juan brought his sports knowledge to the realm of personal training. In 2017 & 2018 he was named as a Master Trainer for the Nike Training Club. D’Juan recently won the Equinox Fitness “Prodigy” Talent Search.

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