New Fitworkout Video: 5 Minute Abs

5 Minute Ab Workout Video

Have 5 minutes?

Perfect.

That’s all you need to trim your tummy & build a stronger core, in no time.

One of the across the board requests I get is for more ab workouts.  Everyone, especially women, desire a strong, lean core.

If you’ve had a baby (or 2, or, 3, or 4, like me!), you know you have to work extra hard at getting your stomach strength back.  If you’ve just had a baby, wait 6 weeks or until you have your medical professional’s clearance, to exercise & challenge your abs.  It’s important to give them proper time to heal.

You CAN have a strong, toned stomach, even after childbirth.  Remember to be consistent (3-5 times a week, about 60 minutes of core exercises a week), make sure you’re doing other forms of cardio & strength exercises, & pay attention to your diet.

Do this video once, twice, or if you’re extra ambitious, 3 times in a row for added benefit.

Want a more complete workout?

35 minute workout:

♦  start with a warm-up

♦  12 minute cardio or 6 minute kickboxing

♦  followed by 6 minutes of total body toning

♦ end with the abs workout below

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Coming up:  I have a new 7 minute total body workout with weights.

What exercises would you like to see next?  I’ll try to include them in my next video, so let your voice be heard!

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Comments


  1. Emily
    on March 27, 2014 at 8:35 am said:

    Just tried this workout (totally dominated my abs!) and the 12 minute cardio. Loved them both- thanks for sharing! 7 more pounds until my goal weight (post baby #3) and I’m trying to push to the finish line :)

    • Janae Wise
      on March 27, 2014 at 8:39 am said:

      Yay! Way to go Emily. The last little bit is always the hardest to lose (in my experience) because there’s very little wiggle room. Glad you liked.

  2. Sharon@DiscoverExploreLearn
    on June 28, 2012 at 10:55 am said:

    I LOVE this !! Just what I’ve been looking for…quick, effective, and fun ! Thanks so much for sharing !

  3. Carly
    on June 27, 2012 at 12:45 pm said:

    I so need to do this! I just had my 4th and need a workout!

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 1:25 pm said:

      Congrats on your 4th! It’s a huge milestone & great accomplishment.

      Be easy on yourself–those ab muscles have been through a lot. It may take some time, but you can get your old strength back :)

  4. Becca
    on June 27, 2012 at 12:23 pm said:

    Nice video! Another arm workout would be wonderful and some cool down/stretching. And maybe one using tubes? Merci :)!

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm said:

      Ooh, how I love arm workouts, of course I can whip something up along those lines.

      A cool-down video is a brilliant idea. Most people skip this (I know I do, especially when I’m in a hurry), but stretching is an important part of the process.

      I’d like to do more videos using equipment, but I’m just not sure what kind people have. I know most people have weights…I’ve used everything from BOSU’s to medi-balls, stability balls, fitness circles, steps….The exer-tube is a great one, I think I can definitely do that.

  5. Anna @ The Guiltless Life
    on June 27, 2012 at 10:36 am said:

    I love that you post workout videos! These are awesome – and your site is adorable, love the design!

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 10:57 am said:

      Thank you Anna.

  6. Louise
    on June 27, 2012 at 8:50 am said:

    Love this vid. The girls and I have been so busy this summer, and I really do, only have 5 minutes! Gonna do this today, and tweet u how it went! Thanks for sharing lady!

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 10:22 am said:

      Louise, I totally know what you mean–sometimes 5 minutes is ALL you’ve got for exercise. 5 minutes is better than nothing. When you have little people to care for, time is even more precious & demanding. Look forward to your tweet ;).

  7. Leanne @ Healthful Pursuit
    on June 27, 2012 at 8:20 am said:

    Oh my gosh, how talented are you?! Every time I visit I discover more and more of your talents. I had no idea you had workout videos. Ah! I love this.

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 10:24 am said:

      You are sweet Leanne.

      I’m actually a group fitness instructor & have been teaching A LOT the past 6 years. I’m in a bit of transition as Joseph embarks on his career, so I need to get creative with my passion for teaching. YouTube videos are great b/c I can do from anywhere.

  8. Crystal
    on June 26, 2012 at 10:30 pm said:

    Um, Wow! That was great. Thanks!

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 10:25 am said:

      Thank YOU, glad you liked it.

  9. Caralyn @ glutenfreehappytummy
    on June 26, 2012 at 9:30 pm said:

    i love 5 minute abs! my friends and i used to do those during commercial breaks of the OC in high school! hahah

    • Janae Wise
      on June 27, 2012 at 10:26 am said:

      Yes, it’s amazing how those commercial breaks add up–20 minutes for every hour–you can get a lot in if you make the most of the commercials.

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