Encore, do you want core with Mel


Workout duration: 23 minutes

Encore, do you want core? We know you do! So chuck your best activewear on, fill up your drink bottle and get ready for a real burn-fest. Our wonderful Mel has transcended to new levels of excellence with this spicy class. You’ll feel engaged and empowered once you’re finished, how good!

Is any equipment needed? 

No equipment is needed, just a mat if you need one. 

What is the workout?

Today’s aim is to get that core sore!

Warm up 

We will be doing a short 1-2 minute warm up. 30 second light jog on spot followed by core movements such as stretching up and down, torso twists. 


40 seconds of work with 15 seconds of rest in between exercises. Complete 2 rounds

  • Diamond crunches
  • Ankle taps
  • Double bicycles
  • Side crunches (one side)
  • Side crunches (other side)
  • Knee tucks
  • Plank (offer different levels)
  • Standing side reaches (one side)
  • Standing side reaches (other side)
  • Plank jacks

Cool down

Few minutes of core stretches and deep breathes to get the heart rate down.


Terms of use: Yarra City Council acknowledges the right of all individuals to choose to participate in a physical activity. However, we strongly recommend that if you are pregnant, post-natal or living with a serious or chronic medical condition, you consult an appropriate medical practitioner and follow their advice when undertaking exercise or physical activity. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, and assume all risk of injury to yourself or property.