The Original Challenge

Original Yoga Challenge Day 4: Yoga Workout for the Abs

Today’s class is all about the abs! We’ll have a few “ab” days over the course of the challenge, and I’ll be honest with you– it won’t be easy, but if you put your mind to it, I know you can do it.

And think of it this way: it’s only about 10 minutes at a time, and you can almost anything for 10 minutes, right? πŸ˜‰ I thought so.

Over to you! Are you feelin’ that burn?! It’s so satisfying, right? πŸ˜‰ Do you love ab work or hate it? I’m 50/50 usually, haha!

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20 Comments

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    Maha

    October 4, 2016 at 5:35 am

    Erin. I cant find the video. Could you mail the link?

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    jess

    October 4, 2016 at 7:30 am

    Noooooo, no more abbbbbsssss, I hurrrrrttttt πŸ™‚ Seriously, that was intense. I probably did everything half-way, but my abs are not my forte, but yay me nonetheless. Thanks Erin, the challenge is a good one, and I love your teaching style.

    Very, very grateful xxxxx

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    Jen Hatcher

    October 4, 2016 at 7:58 am

    Great Class! I had to play catch up this morning and did 4 days in a row. But now I am back on track! YAY!

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    Alexandra Graham

    October 4, 2016 at 9:14 am

    Did abs in yoga class this morning, so doing this was extra killer! Great class Erin, thanks so much! <3

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    Tara

    October 4, 2016 at 9:20 am

    I woke up excited for today’s challenge then when it started I grumbled about doing abs. But I have to say, I feel much better now! Also, this was my first abs workout since having a baby. Woot! Good morning Tuesday! πŸ™‚

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    Jaime Dann

    October 4, 2016 at 9:34 am

    Half way through, I thought to myself, NNNNOOOOOOOOO you gotta quit. Then I realized i was HALF WAY THROUGH! HA! And remembered the reason WHY I am doing this! Great class Erin! Looking forward to PART 2 tomorrow!

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    Margaux

    October 4, 2016 at 9:38 am

    Love this challenge, and you made me laugh when you ask not to eat before day 4, but living in Bali I actually get the videos late afternoon and today I was starving after work so had to do my abs right after eating and AUMmmmm I could feel it ! Haha ! Merci sister

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    Maha

    October 4, 2016 at 11:12 am

    Woah. The chills I felt after each flow. It felt really good after doing this sequence.

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    Shawna Thill

    October 4, 2016 at 11:46 am

    I need day 3, where can i find it???

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    Melanie Gibson

    October 4, 2016 at 2:49 pm

    I guess I’m a bit more than 50-50 on ab work now that I have been doing a lot of it and my ab muscles have gotten to be pretty strong, so it’s a lot more fun than it used to be. I was feeling a burn in my hip flexors and I wondered if I was doing something wrong until you said they tend to get tight, so that made me feel better. Now that I’m done I feel thinner; I always like that.

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    Julia

    October 4, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    I’m 50/50 on abs- loved class today- per usual! Thanks again!

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    Deanna

    October 4, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Definitely not for beginners. I could hardly do any of it as it was really hurting my lower back. I could not force myself to keep my lower back on the ground for the first exercise. Just not flexible enough, I guess. And the side plank-like push up things were harder on my shoulders and arms than on my abs. I definitely am starting to question if these are really intended for beginners. Especially when the teacher struggles to get through them too. Feeling very discouraged after today’s video. If tomorrow’s video is like today’s, I probably won’t continue this challenge. I’m afraid I’m going to hurt myself.

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    Pam

    October 4, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    I should have done this before I celebrated National Taco Day. Not after. OUCH.

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    Jodi

    October 4, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Wouldn’t you know I ate dinner first, mother nature came to visit and I have rolls of tummy to work off, but I enjoyed this immensely! I think I will try it again until it is easier to do! Thank you Erin!

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    CB

    October 4, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    You realize some of us are fat and this is only our 4th day right? lol, made it through though!

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    Sarah

    October 4, 2016 at 11:50 pm

    Haha ouuch! Nice class today! I had to modify some (following your directions for said modifications) and it made some parts more accessible for me so thanks again for your tips! I’ve enjoyed every class thus far…though why 2 ab days?!?! JK.. tomorrow will be ballin. πŸ™‚

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    Lori

    October 5, 2016 at 8:57 am

    Loved this! I looooovvvveee abs!

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    Jackie

    October 6, 2016 at 6:01 pm

    I sprained my ankle over labor day and am finally feeling better. ( I finished the PBYP right before the holiday.) This 10 minute class was intense. I’m feeling a little out of shape and sore but i know I’ll be happy I did this tomorrow. Thanks!

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    M

    October 10, 2016 at 11:00 am

    Can you show the modified version of the “makes your waist skinny” part?

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