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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

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

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

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

Awesome job! Plank is hard, so even two minutes is
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Awesome job! Plank is hard, so even two minutes is something!...  Read more

I can now do a 2 minute plank! Not too long ago ju
Updated 8/26/2015 8:58:45 PM

I can now do a 2 minute plank! Not too long ago just 1 minute felt rough. Love seeing progress!...  Read more

Perfect planks?
Updated 8/24/2015 2:30:48 PM

I fall over too often during side planks even though I'm only a little overweight. Help?...  Read more

Perfect planks?
Updated 8/24/2015 2:33:58 PM

I did an abs routine. It had a lot of plank variations (such as side planks). I fell multiple times even though I'm only a little overweight. Any tips for not falling, especially during the side planks?...  Read more

It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise,
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It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise, it burns calories. 2. Muscle burns calories, more muscle higher metabolism. 3. Muscle tightens your body, every thing fits better and you look better. 4. Muscle helps you engage in other exercise....  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