Easy Peasy Planking Interval

Happy Hump Day my darling Team!

I actually truly despise the term hump day. It brings some really ugly images to the forefront of the mind… but recently I’ve been trying to make peace with it, given that the rest of the world seems intent on making it an acceptable way to greet people on Wednesday. [Read more…]

10-Minute Abs

10-minute abs

Can I let you in on a guilty secret? I’m always skipping out on ab stuff. Unless I sneak it into the middle of my workouts there’s no freaking way I’ll be doing it… I just always find something better to do, like run off to my next appointment, eat my lunch, watch the grass grow. So usually I try to approach abs in a similar way to a mother trying to get her child to eat veggies without it noticing what’s going on. Except in this scenario I’m the mother and the child. It’s a bit like squats, push-ups, plank, lunges… what? Noooo, no abs here Jess, you totally imagined it.

Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t. Let’s face it, it can be hard to fool yourself in this kind of scenario. I shouldn’t be such a baby about it though. After all, I know how good it is for me, and who doesn’t want a killer six-pack? (Or at least a two-pack, right?). And throughout the 28-Day Abs Challenge I’m really diligent! But then I fall back into back habits.

Anyway, this week I’ve decided that I will commit to a short standalone abs workout on five of the seven days. It’ll only take 10 minutes and you should do it with me!

Whaddaya ya say?


Wrap Up of the LGF 28-Day Abs Challenge

28 days.
960 crunches.
960 reverse crunches.
1,720 bicycles.
14min 20secs plank.


My after photo - taking photos of your abs feels a little weird.

My after photo. Didn’t use any filters on these given all the recent articles depicting fake before and after shots.

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LGF 28-Day Abs Challenge – FINAL WEEK


The final week of the 28-Day Abs Challenge has begun! Congratulations to all of you who are still hanging in there – I know it’s been tough the last few days. The good news is that we’re now a mere seven days (or five abs sessions) from the finish line.

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LGF 28-Day Abs Challenge – Week 3


Week Three! If this was the City2Surf, you’d be almost at the top of Heartbreak Hill right now – the going gets tough this week (really tough) but you’re starting to feel like you can almost see the finish line and it feels GOOD! If you’re starting to struggle, don’t be afraid to split your workout up – do half in the morning and half before bed. It doesn’t matter when you’re doing the challenge, just as long as you keep doing it!

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LGF 28-Day Abs Challenge – Week 2


OK so we’re now onto Day 9 of the LGF 28-Day Abs Challenge, and while it’s predominantly running via Facebook, I realised today that I needed to post it here on the blog as well to ensure that noone can escape! If you missed yesterday but want to stay involved, just make today your ‘Day 8’ and skip your first rest day – you’ll have caught up in no time.

Need a refresher of how to perform each of the exercises? Check out my original post here.

And if you want to keep up to date with the challenge via Facebook, please like my page here. You can also follow me on Twitter here and on Instagram {search Lazygirlfit}. Phew – now that’s the social media pimping out of the way I’ll let you get back to the challenge!

LGF 28-Day Abs Challenge – Starts Today

I don’t think I’d be going out on a limb here to say that we all want better abs and a stronger core. Trouble is, by the time most of us get to the end of a workout, there’s no time for anything more than a few token sit ups (if that). I’m one of the worst offenders out there when it comes to skipping ab-work, so I thought I’d throw down the gauntlet to myself – and anyone else who wants to join me – and commit to a 28-day program designed to improve core strength and yes, achieve better stomach definition.

I know I know, it’s a little vain. And perhaps, given the pain my super-tight hip flexors give me, you could also call it a little stupid. In fact, that’s pretty much what my physio did when I told him, although his exact words were a little kinder – ‘have I taught you nothing?’ Sorry Nick.

Anyway, onto the challenge itself:

Abs challenge - week 1

Abs challenge – week 1

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