Fitness trends may come and go, but combining these classic exercises can help you create some of the best workouts for women.

Trendy workouts for women always pop up in an attempt to keep things interesting and inspire people to move (we're all here for that!), but some add up to little more than pricey toys or memberships you never use. (BTW, here are the best and worst "as seen on TV" abs products.)

To cut through the B.S., here's a solid set of the best exercises for women that will help you feel strong and confident when combined into heart-pumping workouts. Best part? They don't require tons of equipment — you just need a yoga mat (or soft floor!), something to step up on, and a pair of light- and medium-weight dumbbells. (Which you can get on Amazon for, like, so cheap.)

Read on for the 10 of the best exercises for women for strengthening your core, inner thighs, butt, and shoulders, plus tips on how to combine them into one of the best workouts for women — or literally anyone.