Core Crusher Workout by Jim Meister

The Core Crusher Workout

The Core Crusher Workout is an extremely intense, long core workout that will have you screaming for mercy by the end. Jim Meister uses it twice a week.

Jim Miester is no ordinary man, he is a Silver Wolf. Here we call him “The Transformer.” At age 41 he decided to get in shape, proceeded to lose 200lbs, and now inspires others to transform themselves through hard work and consistency. This is just one example of the workouts that he does each week.

The Core Crusher Workout is JUST What it Sounds Like

The Core Crusher Workout hits your core muscles and general endurance from every angle using bodyweight exercises, rotational cable drills, plate exercises, and advanced isometric holds. Needless to say, this isn’t a “beginner” core workout in any stretch of the imagination. This is advanced, and if you just started training, you should probably think about splitting it into multiple workouts, rather than taking this beast on like Jim Meister does twice a week.

ExerciseSet/RepsInstructions
Flutter Kicks3 sets for 60 secondsHold a 45lb plate at face level with your shoulders off the ground.
Bicycle Kicks3 sets for 60 secondsHold a 45lb plate at face level with your shoulders off the ground.
Scissor Kicks3 sets for 60 secondsHold a 45lb plate at face level with your shoulders off the ground.
V-Crunch on Bench3 sets of 1025lb dumbbell between feet 50lb dumbbell in hands. Touch the two together.
High Cable Kneeling Ab Crunches3 sets of 10 straight95lbs
High Cable Kneeling Ab Crunches3 sets of 10 each sideElbow to opposite knee 75lbs
Oblique Side Bends3 sets of 15 each side60lb dumbbell
High Cable Axe Chops3 sets of 10 both sidesIncreasing weight from 50lbs with 7.5lb increases
Middle Cable Axe Chops3 sets of 10 each side Increasing weight from 50lbs with 7.5lb increases.
Low Cable Axe Chops3 sets of 10 each sideIncreasing weight from 50lbs with 7.5lb increases.
Middle Cable Seratus Punches3 sets of 10 each sideIncreasing weight starting at 50lbs.
Oblique Cable Crunches3 sets of 10 each side95lbs
Hanging Leg Raises3 sets of 10No weight
Hanging Windshield Wipers3 sets of 10No weight
Dragon Flags3 for 30 second holdsAdd variations as you work. Walking up, twisting, one-legged, etc.
Planks3 for 3 minutes eachPosition change every 30 seconds.

 

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Jim Meister

Jim Meister is a Silver Wolf Pro, trainer, and an inspiration for everyone who knows him. He managed to turn tragedy into triumph at the age of 40. Learn how he transformed himself with a combination of willpower and hard work. Learn More

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