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
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
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
This is the printable version of our 12-Minute Pilates Abs Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
Warm Up (Rib Slide)
... Read more
I just found out today I have degenerative disc disease in neck and lower back. She said no weights over 5 pounds. No running. No impact on back. I do crunches now and a few arm exercises now. I also have nerve damage in foot due to the back. She is... Read more
One of the worst things is finishing a workout and coming home to someone being angry with you for going. At this point I'm not sorry in any way for focusing on myself more than ever. It has to happen.... Read more
I found this ab workout on Exercise TV- holy cow I have never sweat so much during an abs workout!!!Sexy Beach Abs by Marco Reed.I did have to modify the plank(s) but it was well worth it!198... Read more
I had problems doing my Zumba, Turbo Jam and Hip Hop Abs workouts on carpet. The carpet inhibits some movements so I decided to buy a chairmat from the office supply store. It stays put, protects the carpet and has the right amount of slickness with... Read more
Many people want to have flat abs, but have trouble getting them. Attaining visible abdominal definition depends on a low body fat percentage that isn't realistic for many and your genetics plays a part of it as well, but that doesn't mean y... Read more
The week's top healthy living stories, gathered by our editors. Following a Western Style Diet May Lead to Greater Risk of Premature DeathStep away from the doughnut (and the steak, the white bread, and the whole milk)… they might be killi... Read more
Today was my ab workout and I must say it is the hardest and most frustrating of my workouts. It gives me the best burn which is great. It also makes me see how much of a huge gut I have and that I extremely depressing. I keep telling myself that som... Read more
Yep that's the title of my new workoutKiss My Abs...man I wish! I wish they were that rock hard! But anyhow their not...their a work in progress. I also did Pump and shred. You know what I am noticing about Les Pumps set? Its not balancedit is aready... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.