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Core Workout Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Core Workout Plan.

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  Read more

Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

VIDEO: 10-Minute Yoga Fusion Workout

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) About This Workout A quarter of a million people have transformed their bodies at exhale, the exclusive mind/body spa with locations around the U.S. Now you can get the same results at...  Read more

6 Fitness Rules Meant to be Broken

We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or...  Read more

How do you pick your workout clothes?
Updated 4/18/2014 8:43:43 PM

Hi all! I'm very curious to know, when you go shopping for active wear, what are you looking for? Like, specifically.. is it design, fabric, brand, cost, etc? What are some qualities of your favorite workout clothes that you already own? Th...  Read more

Eating more calories on workout days
Updated 4/16/2014 5:28:54 AM

Hi guys! I had a question. I'm an oldie to Spark so my account is not set to sync up between my Fitness and Food trackers. I had success last time on spark without them connected, and when I was using My Fitness Pal, i did not lose much weight...  Read more

What's your all time favorite "go to" workout DVD?
Updated 4/19/2014 1:49:16 AM

Mine's Pick Your Spot Pilates. It's part of the Crunch series. It's entirely floor work and that is really great when you're just starting out. After awhile, it just felt like second nature. I never really got bored with it...BUT I'm kind of ok with...  Read more

Achilles injury - Looking for seated workout
Updated 4/15/2014 6:59:47 AM

I was doing P90x, and injured my achilles tendon. The doctor wants me off of it for a week, and then I can start adding biking and swimming. Any great seated exercises anyone can recommend? I don't want to lose the momentum that I've had!...  Read more

Realistic Meal Plans
Updated 4/14/2014 11:32:23 PM

Come on SparkPeople, this meal plan is completely unrealistic http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutr
ition_articles.asp?id=1620&page=4#_a5y
_p=1272581 The grocery list tells you to buy things like '1c frozen brussel sprouts' and '4 sli...  Read more

Schedule your Workouts

Schedule your workout times and place reminders on your cell phone calendar. It is very encouraging to workout "as an appointment" just like everything else on your personal calendar....  Read more

sneaky exercise

I have moved my lap top to a lower level in my room so I sit on the floor. While I wait for pages to load I do crunches or planks just to do something productive.319...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Preorder 'The Spark'

Around the SparkPeople offices, the excitement is palpable. Ours is an upbeat and motivating environment normally, but the closer we get to the launch date for "The Spark," the more energized we get. Each day as we navigate the site, we see the "I...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

Core Workout Plan

A couple of people have asked me what I'm doing for abs (my current "habit" that I'm working on), so I figured I would share here. Like everything else I've done so far, my approach was to figure out what I thought I definitely could do, and sta...  Read more