WOD: Core/Upper Body

This is part of a series of WODs (workout of the day) that I have been receiving from a WhatsApp fitness group I joined to help me keep active during MCO. I’m keeping a record of the workouts here so I can keep a record of how I’m doing. You can find the rest of these WODs here.

Our WODs usually come in three levels because the group is a mixed bunch at different levels.


5 rounds of:


4 to 5 rounds of:

  • 20 Bicycle crunches
  • 30 Russian twists
  • 15 Plank jump-ins
  • 10 Pike push-ups (knees on a chair)
  • 10 Half press-ups (push-ups)


4 rounds of:

  • 15 Sit-ups
  • 20 Russian twists (feet on floor)
  • 10 Plank jump-ins
  • 6 Pike push-ups (legs on the floor)
  • 10 Knee press-ups (push-ups)


Once you’ve finished, record your time and plank for as long as you can.


High with the following modifications:

  • Pike push-ups with feet on the floor (I’ve never done these before so thought I should go easy).
  • At this point I can only manage one full press-up so I went with press-ups on my knees.

Records (26/3/20):

  • High – 17:02 minutes.
  • Plank – 2:06 minutes.

Published by Shen-Li

Shen-Li is a stay-home mum to two boys who have been the inspiration for her interest in child development and education. She searches for the balance in child development methods and the educational philosophies that will enable the nurture of happy, confident and successful children. She shares her views and findings at Figur8.

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