June Core Challenge Week 3: Parallel Bar Exercises

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Welcome to the third week of the June Core Challenge! 

If you missed the post where we shared the goals and details of this challenge, you can find it here.

You can find the details of the first two weeks here: Week 1 and Week 2

This week, we’re using parallel bar or a dip bar for strengthening the core. You can find them in most gyms and outdoor fitness parks, even at many kid playgrounds! If you’re thinking about getting your own parallel bars or dip bar station, here are the ones we love:

Parallettes
Dip bar fitness station

Expect the exercises to keep getting harder this week. Give them your best try, and use the regressions for the exercises when needed. You’ve got this!

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Full Body Out of Breath HIIT Workout

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Workout type: 12 Minute

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Bodyweight-Only Superstar Challenge Workout

 

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Workout type: Challenge

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Medicine Ball Boxing HIIT Workout

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Workout type: 12 minute

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June Core Challenge Week 2: Medicine Ball Core Work

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Welcome to the second week of the June Core Challenge! 

If you missed the post where we shared the goals and details of this challenge, you can find it here.

You can find the exercises from the first week of the challenge here: Week 1

This week, we’ll be using a medicine ball to improve our core strength. If you don’t have a medicine ball, you can always substitute with a dumbbell or even just fill a backpack with some heavy stuff.

And if you don’t have a medicine ball but are thinking about getting one, here’s one we really like!

Core Strength Challenge Week 2 Exercises

Perform 3 rounds: 

  • Medicine ball twists
  • Knee to elbow plank
  • Split Leg v Ups
  • Sit up + throw
  • Medicine ball jackknives

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16-Minute Sandbag HIIT Workout

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Workout type: 16 minute

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472 Rep On Fire Challenge Workout

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Workout type: Challenge

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No Equipment Heart Pounding HIIT Workout

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Workout type: 12 minute

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Jump Rope Cardio Blaster Workout

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Workout type: 12 minute

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June Core Challenge Week 1: Bodyweight Core Exercises

Welcome to the first week of the June Core Challenge! 

If you missed the post where we shared the goals and details of this challenge, you can find it here.

This week, we’ll be working on the basics – finding balance and stabilization in our core using just our own bodyweight.

And while they may seem simple at first glance, don’t discount the basics! They should be a staple in everyone’s workout, no matter what your fitness level.

Here are the exercises for Week 1 (make sure to follow along on Instagram or the Facebook group for the videos):

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