The Flat Belly Workout You Can Do On Your Lunch Break

Fitness: Workouts

By: // July 31, 2018

Got a lunch break? Then let’s be honest: you have time to work your core. If you can sneak away to a conference room or make a little space in your office, then you can do this 10-minute workout and still have time for lunch—no excuses allowed! All you’ll need is a little floor space; there’s no need to head to the gym, change clothes, and sneak away for a second shower, taking up extra time in your busy day. This quick flat belly workout is ideal to do over your lunch break or whenever you have 10 minutes to spare.

This workout will teach your body to engage the most important abdominal muscle you own—your transverse abdominus. Through a series of planks and other core body moves you’ll feel the muscle getting tighter right away and, over time, you will train it to stay pulled in which keeps your abs looking flatter and your back more stabilized and strong. Win win!

Why Bodyweight Workouts Work For Abs

The fact is that the best core exercises are done using bodyweight and no equipment. Stabilization moves like planks, side planks and core body lifts are some of the most effective ways to train your core muscles, including your transverse abdominus and obliques. Even better, you don’t need equipment for bodyweight workouts and because you’re not making a big range of motion with this workout in particular, you won’t get super sweaty. Instead, by doing a lot of squeezing and pulling in of the muscles, you are training your abs to do what you want them to do—pull your tummy in!

10-Minute Flat Belly Workout

These are some of the best of the core body-weight moves to flatten your belly and strengthen your back all without the hassle of changing into workout clothes or getting super sweaty. Try to do this workout 3 times a week and mix in your cardio before or after work for real results.

Push-Up T

Try a push-up T to work your core quick


Click here to learn how to do a Push-Up TDo 10 total push-ups, 5 on each side.

Mid-Back Extension

Use a mid-back extension to keep your core strong and abs tight.


Click here to learn how to do a mid-back extension. Try for 10-12 lifts.

In In Out Out Plank

Use this plank variation to get flat abs.


Click here to learn how to do in in out out plankRepeat 10 times leading with the left foot, then 10 times leading with the right foot.

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Bend Extend Ab Tuck

Try a bend extend ab tuck to work your core.


Click here to learn how to do a bend extend ab tuck. Perform 10-12 repetitions.

Plank Single Arm Reach

Use plank variations to work your core.


Click here to learn how to do a plank to single arm reach. Try 10-12 total reaches.

Side Plank Lift and Lower

A side plank lift and lower works your abs effectively.



Click here to learn how to do a side plank lift and lower. Try 10-12 lifts on the right, then switch to the left.

Hip Dips

Hip dips are a great move to throw into your next ab routine.


Click here to learn how to do hip dipsTry switching back and forth right to left 10-12 times, making sure you don’t scrunch up at your shoulders and neck.

Modified Side Plank Crunch

Try a modified side plank crunch to work your abs.


Click here to learn how to do a modified side plank crunch. Perform 10-12 crunches on one side, then switch sides and repeat.

Do these moves for stronger, leaner abs.

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