Your core and lower body build the foundation for holding up your upper body and are important for you to strengthen to improve your posture. Great posture and a strong core will help prevent arthritis and back problems secondary to weak musculature. The 20-Minute Abs, Buns and Thighs Circuit Workout Routine is the perfect workout for a quick lower body burn. This workout routine can easily be done at home and, even better, it’s quick. I promise you will be done 20 minutes from now!

20-Minute Abs, Buns and Thighs Workout Routine


Perform each exercise for one minute, then switch to the next exercise. Try your best not to rest between exercises.

Click the exercise to view an instructional video

Get your one minute warm up in.

Muscles Worked: Total body warmup/cardiovascular exercise.

Hold for the full minute!

Muscles Worked: Quadriceps, glutes, core muscles.

Up and down for the full minute…

Muscles Worked: Quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings.

Knock out 60 seconds on each side.

Muscles Worked: Glutes, hamstrings

Another 60 second hold… Well worth it!

Muscles Worked:Abdominal muscles, back muscles, lower leg muscles, triceps.

Be tough and go for 60 seconds on each leg.

Muscles Worked: Glutes, hamstrings.

Pump ’em out for 60 seconds.

Muscles Worked: Abdominal muscles, back muscles.

Go for one minute each way.

Muscles Worked: Glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, core muscles.

Great for your abs and thighs.

Muscles Worked: Abdominal muscles, back muscles, quadriceps, hip flexors.

Don’t forget to repeat the circuit!

Nice work in completing this 20-Minute Abs, Buns and Thighs Workout Routine! You have just invested a good 20-minutes into strengthening and balancing your core muscles! In addition, you burned a significant number of calories because of the intensity of this non-stop circuit!

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