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Core Workout Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Core Workout Plan.

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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

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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

I decided to workout with my mom today (who is a h
Updated 6/20/2016 10:19:32 PM

I decided to workout with my mom today (who is a health nut), and she completely tired me out. Literally. I have complete muscle fatigue in my legs, but I still #gotitdone. Any special way you prevent this from happening?...  Read more

How do you take a food off of your plan
Updated 6/20/2016 9:21:35 PM

How do you take a food off of your plan...  Read more

Any tips for a good cardio workout? I pushed mysel
Updated 6/20/2016 10:49:44 PM

Any tips for a good cardio workout? I pushed myself through a 35 min walk & it says I only burned 82 calories, vastly smaller than the # of calories I've eaten. Now I'm discouraged :( what can I do to burn more in the same amount of time or less?...  Read more

Totally did first real workout today! Day 8 and I'
Updated 6/22/2016 9:51:31 PM

Totally did first real workout today! Day 8 and I'm making progress! #exercise...  Read more

I ate my breakfast, lunch and planned snacks at wo
Updated 6/20/2016 8:21:20 PM

I ate my breakfast, lunch and planned snacks at work today. No extras from the snack machine. #gotitdone...  Read more

Core exercises

When you are doing core workouts or any cardio, it is better if you do not arch your back. It does feel good to do so, but it is not recommended.Keeping the back straight imagining that it is stiff helps in both cardio and core work....  Read more

Exercise with a friend

I have a workout buddy. When we get to core exercises, we do "players choice." We each pick out a core exercise for upper, middle, and lower abs and rotate doing them. Being accountable to someone else makes a huge difference in my commitment to...  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