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Ab Toning Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ab Toning Exercises.

The Truth about Ab Training

You've probably heard most of the hyperbole on abs flattening—from how often you should train to how many reps you have to do. Here, our experts help separate abs facts from fiction. MYTH Strength-training exercises like crunches will...  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 6-Minute Skinny Jeans Workout

Looking for some targeted-toning exercises to shape up your lower body? Look no further! This short and efficient workout features bodyweight exercises that target the muscle groups of the lower body (legs, butt, hips) and midsection (abs and ob...  Read more

VIDEO: 7-Minute Seated Resistance Band Workout for Upper Body

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) For more information about this video, please scroll down to read the text below the video player. About This Workout In this workout, Coach Nicole will lead you through a se...  Read more

Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

Core exercises not using shoulders?
Updated 4/19/2014 7:09:05 PM

I need a left shoulder replacement due to bone damage by arthritis. I have been doing water aerobics for over 5 years but I'd like to target my abdominals and core. Many of the land exercises involve the shoulders. Wall pushups are the worst...  Read more

Tellme your exercise that is past the comfort zone
Updated 4/12/2014 4:54:50 PM

I have done plenty of exercises that goes past a normal comfort zone, so I'm opening up this motivation thread for anyone that wants to post an upcoming exercise that is now past their normal comfort zone and then probably will post some thoughts and...  Read more

Knee sensitive exercises
Updated 4/12/2014 3:28:05 PM

So about 3 years ago I found out I have a tumor on my right knee, sort of to the inner side of my knee cap. It isn't cancerous and shortly after I found out about it, I lost my insurance and I was also just plain scared to have surgery cause I tend...  Read more

Exercise After Umbilical Hernia Surgery
Updated 4/13/2014 1:49:00 PM

I had umbilical hernia surgery last Thursday. I had it done at the Shouldice Hospital in Toronto, Canada. www.shouldice.com/the_shouldice_repair.htm I went there because they fix hernias without using mesh which I didn't want used in my body. ...  Read more

Starting with an exercise plan?
Updated 4/10/2014 6:35:31 AM

Hey everyone, I started my weight loss journey back in August last year and have been quite successful. But I haven't really ever had an exercise plan. Luckily I play volleyball and walk or bike a lot to the places where I have to be, I also go...  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

Driving away your belly

I have found that what appears to be a lot of belly fat is partly lack of muscle tone in the abdominal region. For me, this is due to having had two children and a hysterectomy.I drive a city transit bus for a living, and I have been working on my a...  Read more

Gettin Married

For Brides and Grooms that are looking to tone up or lose weight!...  Read more

What's New on SparkPeople.com

We've gathered links to this month's latest and healthiest articles from SparkPeople! 10 Keys to Keeping the Weight Off These strategies will help you look and feel great long after you reach your goal. A Surprising Exercise th...  Read more

10 Medicine Ball Moves for a Leaner Body

Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipm...  Read more