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Ab Crunches Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ab Crunches.

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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

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  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

Printable 15-Minute Abs Workout

  4-Count Crunches   10 reps   Use the abs to crunch up for 3 counts, and then slowly lower for 1 count.   ...  Read more

How to Get Six Pack Abs

Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have...  Read more

Ab exercises for people with problems
Updated 4/21/2015 10:43:42 AM

Does anyone know good exercises for someone with back problems? I tried planking and ended up irritating my sciatica. I'm afraid to do ab exercises because not long ago I had a bad sciatic nerve flare up. Please help! Thanks!...  Read more

Good routine so far, core/ab day, arm day, leg day
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Good routine so far, core/ab day, arm day, leg day each of those days begins with 5 minutes of cardio to warm up and ends on the treadmill cooling down. The other days I focus on cardio, I am obsessed with the elliptical & leg press. :)...  Read more

planning a vacation for mid-July and need to be ab
Updated 4/4/2015 6:17:13 AM

planning a vacation for mid-July and need to be able to walk in the heat by then. Any suggestions for building endurance? I'm not talking bikini body, but comfort....  Read more

Glad the recovery is going well and that you're ab
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Glad the recovery is going well and that you're able to get back into exercising and get closer to your normal routine. Have a good day!...  Read more

60 minutes of cardio today!! The most I've been ab
Updated 3/31/2015 7:07:17 AM

60 minutes of cardio today!! The most I've been able to work up to since starting my Spark journey two months ago! Feeling the best kind of tired now!...  Read more

Ab crunches while driving :)

You can easily do crunches while driving...just be sure you're sitting correctly and pull your ab muscles in and release. I can easily fit in 100 on my way to work... Sometimes to challenge myself, I hold them in for an entire song - much harder tha...  Read more

Ab Lounge exerciser

The reason I like the Ab Lounge is that it gives my head and neck the support I seem to require vs. doing ab exercises on a mat on the floor where I'm prone to wrongly using my head and neck to "assist." For me ab work is torturous and the Ab Lounge...  Read more

100+ crunches a day!!!

Challenge yourself to do 100 or more crunches a day!!...  Read more

5 Strength Training Exercises You Should NEVER Do

Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav...  Read more

10 Core Stabilizing Exercises

For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r...  Read more

Quinoa madness & 3000 ab crunches in March challenge

I've been substituting out regular grains with quinoa for the past couple weeks. I've finally figured out a way to make it taste good. I add in tofu, veggies, soy sauce, honey and some other spices to make a sweet and sour quinoa pilaf. I'd highly r...  Read more

Day eleven & ab crunches almost ate my lunch

Did ab crunch workout today.... Thought I was going to pass out and croak... But I made it thru it! I feel pretty good actually!! Doing it all over again tomorrow, and going to add my mile walk as well... My husband looked at me today and said...  Read more