This article originally appeared in MindBodyGreen.

We all know how important core-focused workouts are for your overall strength and stability. But when it comes to cranking out an abs workout, we don't always feel like grabbing a mat and hitting the floor. That's one of the many reasons we created this convenient and lively standing abs workout.

You can do the entire core-energizing routine in under eight minutes, without getting on the ground. Not only is it convenient, but it's also a great way to shake up your usual abs workout. And, in true Forward_Space fashion, we're going to dance our way through the whole thing.