We know that a strong core is important for your physical health. But sometimes finding the motivation (or time) to do an intensive ab workout is tough. These 10-minute ab workouts will tone and strengthen your core—with yoga poses. From plank variations to Paripurna Navasana (Boat Pose), your ab muscles will be shaking within minutes (in a good way). So, the next time you have 10 minutes to spare, give these core-focused sequences a try.
If you’re looking for a sequence that fuses traditional yoga poses with core-strengthening moves, try this 10-minute yoga for abs flow. In this practice, Yoga with Kassandra combines slow bicycles and crunches with Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) and Plank Pose to ensure that you work all of your abdominal muscles. Through long holds and quick pulses, your abs will immediately feel the effects of this practice. A block is recommended for this sequence.