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Plank Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plank Benefits.

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6 Swaps for More Efficient Workouts

Life is busy for most of us, and finding time for a workout can be challenging. When you do find that time, you want to make sure you're getting the most ''bang for your buck,'' meaning you're being as efficient as possible wi...  Read more

The Pirate Workout

Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Printable Workout: Day 7 Bootcamp

This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 7 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Climbing a Rope Crunches ...  Read more

Printable Workout: Day 4 Bootcamp

This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 4 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Knee to Ches...  Read more

I'm on day 21 of a 30 day squat, crunch & plank ch
Updated 4/30/2016 9:04:23 PM

I'm on day 21 of a 30 day squat, crunch & plank challenge and haven't missed a day but after doing the 5k this morning, I'm having trouble finishing today's challenge...I have 90 squats left argh!...  Read more

Today I was able do side plank pikes without modif
Updated 4/30/2016 11:41:56 AM

Today I was able do side plank pikes without modifications, super yay!...  Read more

Drink some water or do a plank if you see this! Ev
Updated 4/29/2016 6:53:04 PM

Drink some water or do a plank if you see this! Every little bit helps! Happy Friday!...  Read more

How to do a perfect plank. Lie belly down. Rest up
Updated 4/23/2016 3:37:22 PM

How to do a perfect plank. Lie belly down. Rest upper body on firearms flat against the floor. Contract abs and butt. Slowly lift torso off the ground. Hold 5 seconds, then lower....  Read more

What are the benefits to adding protein to smoothi
Updated 4/21/2016 5:48:27 PM

What are the benefits to adding protein to smoothies ?...  Read more

EXTEND YOUR PLANK TIME

Having trouble holding a plank38 I take my mind off the length of time I hold one by trying to do it for the duration of a record on the radio and by concentrating on my breathing. So far (this morning) I've managed 4;23 to Robbie William's Feel.I "F...  Read more

Planks

Planks on the bed, planks are a good exercise for building a stable core, and doing it on an unstable surface makes it even more challenging. Side planks are a killer.320...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

14 Plank Exercises for a Stronger Core

The plank, according  to many experts, is by far one of best exercises we can do to help strengthen our core--the muscles that support our back and abdomen. And because there are many different variations in performing  this exercise, they...  Read more

8 Beginner Yoga Poses

For years celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston have attributed their lean physiques and flexibility to yoga, an activity that has been practiced for thousands of years. Even SparkPeople's own dailySpark.com editor, Stepfanie...  Read more