1. The plank  

Start with a standard push-up position with your arms extended. keep  your entire body straight- from your head to your ankles. Keep your eyes on your hands without letting your head drop. Breathe normally and hold the position for 30 seconds or more. Move on to the next exercise.

2. The side plank on elbows 

Lie on your left side and keep your legs straight. Prop your upper body up on your left elbow and forearm.

Raise your hips until your body forms a straight diagonal line from your ankles to your shoulder. Breathe normally and hold the position for 30 seconds or more. Move on to the next exercise. 

3. The side plank on hands 

Begin with the standard plank position. Keep your legs together and make sure your heels touch. 

Support yourself with your left hand as you rotate your entire body while lifting your right hand towards the ceiling. Remember to keep both arms straight.  Breathe normally and hold the position for 30 seconds or more. Move on to the next exercise. 

4. The cable torso rotation 

(a) Grab the handle of a shoulder-high pulley cable with your left hand while keeping the other hand on your waist. Breathe in. 

As you extend your left arm away from the weight stack, exhale and rotate your torso to your right, keeping your extended arm straight. Then return to (a) as your breathe in. 

Do 12-20 reps before swtiching arms. Return to exercise 1 from this superset, repeating the whole set two to four times. 

Want to lose weight? Try these 3 inner thigh leg exercises to help you look your best in a bikini and also be careful and make sure that your work out is not too intense for you

This story was originally published in the digital edition of Her World April 2015. Get it online via Magzter now.