Best Core Workout: Exercise to try in 2022, includes Hanging Knee Raise, Sit ups (weighted), Plank, Cable crunch.

Publish Date: 20 Jan, 2022 |

A healthy body includes a well maintained and strong core. It not only makes the body look attractive, but it also improves the overall strength and stability of the body.

Hanging Knee Raise


  • To start hanging knee raises, you have to have a pull-up bar and hang on it.
  • Now keep your body as straight as you can and use an overhand grip.
  • Now raise knees toward the chest and engage your core in the movement.
  • Stop when thighs become parallel to the ground.
  • Now  slowly bring the legs lower and return to the starting position.
  • Do 10-15 reps and repeat for 3 sets.


  • Improves balance & helps in developing a strong core.

Sit ups (weighted)

You will need a weight plate to do the weighted sit ups, so get one according to your requirement.


  • Firstly, lie down on the mat in supine line position or on your back.
  • Now keep the knees bent and the feet shall be flat on the floor.
  • Now hold the weight  plate with both hands in front of you.
  • Now crunch up  the abs muscles and lift your shoulders off the mat.
  • Hold for 5-10 seconds and then slowly come back down to starting position.
  • Do 15 reps, and repeat for 3 sets


  • Increases body flexibility and reduces risk of injury



  • To perform a plank, place the hands on the ground and under shoulders, so it aligns with the shoulders.
  • Place your toes on the ground and stabilise your body. 
  • Now lift the body upwards and align the neck and spine.
  • Hold the position for 20-30 seconds. 
  • Repeat 3 more times.


  • Improves body alignment

Cable Crunch


  • Attach a rope handle to the pulley of a cable station and get down on your knees a few feet in front of the station.
  • To perform cable Crunch, you will need the cable station and pulley. Simply attach the pulley to the cable station.
  • Keep your weight on your knees and shin bones and let the cable pull on to your arms and torso.It should create a stretch in your abdominal muscles.
  • Now crunch your body, and slowly bring your forearms downwards to the knees.
  • Bring the head towards the floor.
  • Now gradually come back to the starting position.
  • Do 15 reps, and repeat  3 sets of the same.


  • Enhances core strength and stability


Related videos

यह भी पढ़ें

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.Accept