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NEW Core on Fire Workout {video}

Morning! How’s your day going so far? Exciting news: Winter Shape Up officially starts this Monday! If you’re joining in the fun, the intro post with your meal plan, grocery list and workout calendar will be up tomorrow so you can set yourself up for success this weekend.

WSU logo

I’m so excited!!

This morning, I have an all-new core workout that Sasha and I did a few weeks ago. I can’t believe she’s moving in a couple of weeks πŸ™ Going to miss my favorite dancing buddy.

Core on fire

Here’s the video:

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and the text version:

Core on fire workout

For a full 30-minute workout, warm up with this dance cardio combo, complete the above core workout, and follow it with this strength and Tabata circuit.

What’s on your workout plan today? If you try the core workout, let me know how it goes!! πŸ™‚

See ya later <3

xoxo

Gina

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51 Comments

  1. Megan @ The Skinny-Life on January 23, 2014 at 10:54 am

    I can’t wait to try this been looking for new core workouts, getting bored with mine. Random question – have you met any bloggers in Arizona? I know you are moving soon, but am curious how many folks are out there.

    • Fitnessista on January 23, 2014 at 11:07 am

      i have no idea! i read a few that are here in AZ

  2. Niki on January 23, 2014 at 10:54 am

    I can’t wait for the Winter Shape Up!! I did the summer one, loved it and saw great results. I’m getting married in 9 weeks so it’s great timing too. I’ve just been out to buy some new bright coloured workout tanks so that I’m all set for Monday! Can’t wait!!

    • Fitnessista on January 23, 2014 at 11:07 am

      so happy you loved summer shape up πŸ™‚
      congrats with your upcoming wedding!

  3. Harsha @ Healthy Cooking 'N' Fitness on January 23, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Cant wait for the Winter Shape Up. Was looking for some motivation to get back in shape and this so perfect for me.

    • Fitnessista on January 23, 2014 at 11:06 am

      wahoo! πŸ™‚

  4. FitBritt@MyOwnBalance on January 23, 2014 at 11:05 am

    It’s going to be so sad when Sasha is gone! Do you guys have any plans to get together for a reunion filming session?

    • Fitnessista on January 23, 2014 at 11:06 am

      i’m hoping to go visit her in australia, so we definitely will! in the meantime, we’re going to do Skype video chats and post our own videos to the channel

      • Missy on January 24, 2014 at 7:41 am

        What?! I didn’t know she was moving. For good?

        • Fitnessista on January 24, 2014 at 10:55 am

          to australia for a year!

  5. Debbie on January 23, 2014 at 11:08 am

    I love the snowman graphic! I’m really excited for Winter Shape Up – how can we make sure we are signed up for it?

  6. Jackie on January 23, 2014 at 11:13 am

    Can’t wait to try this!!!

  7. sylvia on January 23, 2014 at 11:20 am

    How do we sign up for the Winter Shape up??

  8. Maria on January 23, 2014 at 11:21 am

    This looks like a good workout! I had a baby…er 17 months ago?! and my abs still aren’t back to normal!!! What did you do to get your core back into shape? I’ve been working out and going to barre regularly and that’s the one part of my body that seems to be taking FOREVER!

  9. Traci on January 23, 2014 at 11:26 am

    I LOVE the little winter shape up running snowman! So cute!

  10. Gina on January 23, 2014 at 11:28 am

    I’m so glad you are including videos to these workouts. I’m a newbie to some if this stuff and I like to be able to check my form.
    Your blog is great and Livi is a doll!

  11. Catherine on January 23, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Im doing a 45 min kettlebell workout today so I’m going to add this ab video at the end of my workout. Can’t wait to give it a try!

  12. Tara on January 23, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Can I sign up for the winter shape up? Loving all the workouts you’ve been posting lately!!

  13. Lindsay on January 23, 2014 at 11:57 am

    I am SO excited for WSU, and I love the snowman graphic! Great core workout–I was surprised how challenging the bird dog variations were. haha I was a little wobbly.

    Gina do you, or does anybody else, have any recommendations for a great cross trainer? I’m in the market for new shoes! Thanks!

  14. Jay on January 23, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Love the cardio dance, fun! Looking forward to the shape-up. I see a Trader Joe’s run in my future . . . . .

  15. Lauren @ Sassy Molassy on January 23, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    Running speed work with friends is on the schedule for tonight. Also did a little arm focused yoga this morning. πŸ™‚

  16. Jennifer on January 23, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Thank you for this!! I will do this tonight! πŸ™‚

  17. Emily on January 23, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    So excited for winter shape up. Never done one before so I’m excited for the challenge.

  18. Deanna on January 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    How can I make sure I get signed up for Winter Shape-up? I’m on your email list so maybe that’s enough.

  19. Lucie@FitSwissChick on January 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Can not wait to try this! I’m a fan of your follow along videos.

  20. Sandra on January 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    How do I get signed up for the Winter Shape Up?

  21. Rose on January 23, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Yaay I’m so excited for WSU! I won’t be following the exact scheme, because I’m also training with a personal trainer once-twice a week (such a bless… plus he’s hot too ;)), but I’ll definately use your schemes as a guideline for the rest of the week! And I’m curious about the dietician πŸ™‚

  22. Lex @ Flecks of Lex on January 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    This looks awesome! Can’t wait to try it this evening after work!

  23. Livi on January 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    I did a BodyFit class earlier and am going to yoga later!!

  24. Mel on January 23, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Would love to participate in WSU – hopefully signing up for the newsletter is enough!

  25. Brynn on January 23, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Today is my rest day but I’m so excited to try the new video!

  26. Emmeline@RunForThePizza on January 23, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Ran 7 this morning followed by an Insanity workout, not the easiest day for sure but feels so good now that I’m done!

  27. Katie D. on January 23, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    Cant’ wait for the winter shape up!!!

  28. Kylie on January 23, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    Going to the gym after work to do lower body (did upper on Tuesday)…looking forward to blowing off some steam! I might have to incorporate some of these ab moves tonight πŸ™‚ Great video.

  29. Brittany on January 23, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    Can’t wait for winter shape up. I’m getting married in September and am hoping this will be a great jump start for getting into a wedding shape up routine. I personally have been loving pure barre workouts lately hopefully there are a few similar style workouts in the winter shape up!

  30. R on January 23, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    I have been a longtime follower of your blog, but this will be my first time participating in the WSU… I am already looking forward to it. πŸ™‚

  31. Christina R on January 23, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Soo excited for WSU! I participated in the SSU for the first time this summer and I loved it. This is just the motivation I have been needing to get me back in the swing of things. Thanks for all you do!!

  32. Amber C on January 23, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    I’m so glad you are posting the grocery list and meal plan on Friday instead of Sunday! I’m someone who shops on Friday or Saturday so when it goes up on a Sunday I’m bummed that i missed the inspiration. πŸ™‚

  33. Alex @ Kenzie Life on January 23, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    I really want to try that core workout! I’m SO EXCITED for the winter shape up since I really need to shake up my current routine, so I’m looking forward to seeing what you have in store πŸ™‚

  34. Sinead Glynn on January 23, 2014 at 9:32 pm

    Looking forward to winter shape need some inspiration with meal ideas!!

  35. Shaina Anderson on January 23, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Woohoo WSU!! Nugget and I will be joining!

  36. Erin on January 23, 2014 at 10:45 pm

    Can’t wait for winter shape up!

  37. Donna Yunker on January 23, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Ready to get started on the winter shape up!!

  38. Sarah @ hairway to vegan on January 24, 2014 at 1:42 am

    Ive always been intimidated by your videos but Ive been kickboxing and strength training for about 4 months or so now and can’t wait to try this! But not today, because today was legs day and I cannot move..

  39. Runner Girl Eats on January 24, 2014 at 6:23 am

    I’ve been seriously slacking on core work but this is great! I will def be doing this tonight. Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  40. emma @ be mom strong on January 24, 2014 at 6:36 am

    Will be trying this workout when the baby naps this afternoon! I’ve been slacking on core with all the spin classes I’ve been suckered into teaching!

    • Fitnessista on January 24, 2014 at 10:56 am

      how’d it go??

  41. Courtstar @ StarSystemzFitness on January 24, 2014 at 7:42 am

    What an awesome workout! I just did a leg workout that would be great after this one! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚ Happy Weekend <3

  42. AmyJoGo on January 26, 2014 at 8:17 am

    Hi Gina,

    Someday I look forward to trying your shape up challenges. I’m not at a good fitness level yet to feel safe trying them. I wonder if you could develop a fitness routine for those of us who are obese but trying to get there?

    • Fitnessista on January 26, 2014 at 7:02 pm

      i definitely want to create a plan just for beginners. maybe i can have it up and ready to go this summer! for this shape up, i’d recommend focusing on healthy eating and building a cardio base (working up to 30 minutes steady state).

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