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Doing Crunches Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Doing Crunches.

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof...  Read more

Isometrics Build Strength Anytime, Anywhere

Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with...  Read more

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

The 13 Best Abs Exercises

We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a...  Read more

The Crunch Test

Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b...  Read more

Abs protruding worse after doing ab target videos?
Updated 7/3/2014 6:44:34 PM

Hi guys, Was wondering, does anybody know if you have a belly problem and you start to do exercies as well as entire videos that focus on abs, can the working of those ab muscles start to actually make your belly protrude even more? I feel like my...  Read more

What am I doing wrong?
Updated 7/2/2014 10:34:05 PM

Hi guys, I needed some advice: For the last month I've been eating pretty right (lots of vegetables and fruit), I haven't had a binge, I have exercised a lot and although sometimes I eat 1800 cals. Im still in range (Since I do so much exercise). ...  Read more

Am I doing something wrong?
Updated 7/19/2014 10:49:20 PM

I've been trying to lose weight again for about 6 weeks now. For the first three weeks or so my recommended calorie range was 1200-1500 and all I was doing was walking about 10-30min per day. Once I started to increase that time and add in some stren...  Read more

What are you doing to stay motivated today?
Updated 7/16/2014 1:46:42 PM

Today I'm looking at my progress and seeing the positive changes I've made. I'm also spending some time here on SP looking at other people who have come so far! 521 306 381...  Read more

am I doing ok?
Updated 6/23/2014 11:56:25 AM

So ive been here n and off ovrr the yeara. Guess you could say im back on the wagon. I bought a treadmill and have had it for two days. I have about 150lbs to lose overall. Ive been on the machine bith yesterday and today. I do 15 mins in the morning...  Read more

crunches

I've started doing crunches and I did 20 today I'm so proud and am going to try and add 5 on each time....  Read more

Short Exercises while doing your daily chores

Why not doing some stretching while the kettle boils? And how about squatting and doing some lunges while you cook? And definitely doing crunches while you watch TV - the programme is so much more rewarding that way! Just try to incorporate little ex...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Jackie Warner's Secrets to Amazing Abs

By Kimberly Papa of That's Fit Celebrity trainer Jackie Warner has the kind of abs most of us can only dream about, but the creator of the "Personal Training with Jackie: Crunch-Free Xtreme Abs" DVD and star of Bravo's "Thintervention" says anyone...  Read more

2 Pilates Moves for a Flatter Belly

Are you still doing crunches? While there is nothing inherently wrong with that classic abdominal move (I still do them from time to time myself), we now know more than ever about core training. And with this knowledge, you can graduate to a higher l...  Read more

So much easier than doing crunches!

Well, don't I feel a fool for doing all that strength training! Hugs, Lex xxx 320 216 363 ...  Read more

doing crunches...

I started doing a different kind of crunch today...like a reverse crunch...I was doing them and looking at my abs and I thought "you have come a long way sista"....that is all I have today...but I think it is speaks volumes...NUFF SAID!!...  Read more