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Core Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Core Exercises.

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Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  Read more

6 Essential Variables in Weight Training

Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete. By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe...  Read more

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

Easing Back into Exercise after a Hysterectomy

Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of...  Read more

Had to take a few days off exercising. My IBS flar
Updated 9/21/2016 9:42:42 PM

Had to take a few days off exercising. My IBS flared up and left me just dog tired. I know I shouldn't feel guilty about taking a break, but I do. I just wanted to tell someone so I'd feel better about it. Thx for listening. :)...  Read more

I just turned 50 and really want to lose 25 pounds I am terrible at dieting and exercise. I have a v
Updated 9/21/2016 8:52:32 PM

I just turned 50 and really want to lose 25 pounds I am terrible at dieting and exercise. I have a very fast paced job where I do a lot of walking so I am really hoping this works for me.today was my first day My problem seems to be not eating enough...  Read more

Exercises... so I have a question. My typical work
Updated 9/21/2016 5:15:27 PM

Exercises... so I have a question. My typical workout is mostly weight lifting and I can't find the specific exercise in Spark, what can I do to add them?...  Read more

#weight #exercise I finished week 4 day 3 of couch
Updated 9/21/2016 2:12:26 PM

#weight #exercise I finished week 4 day 3 of couch25k. Day 2was difficult and was concerned about today but to my surprise I made it. Hopefully it will work again. Have lost a pound in 2weeks. VERY SLOW UGH. This is my plan though so good going....  Read more

I have been really "slacking" in diet and exercise
Updated 9/21/2016 4:56:02 PM

I have been really "slacking" in diet and exercise. I want able to exercise for a few days last week because of a medical reason. Back at it today. 20 pounds to go!!...  Read more

Swap the Desk Chair for a Swiss Ball

When you sit on a Swiss Ball, even sitting becomes a gentle core exercise, and will improve all your other exercise, too! 322...  Read more

Exercise with a friend

I have a workout buddy. When we get to core exercises, we do "players choice." We each pick out a core exercise for upper, middle, and lower abs and rotate doing them. Being accountable to someone else makes a huge difference in my commitment to...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  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

Your Guide to Flat Abs

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

Standing Core exercises

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CORE EXERCISES AT THE BIGGEST LOSER

CORE EXERCISES BIRD-DOG (on arms and knees, opposite arms and leg stretch up and then elbow and knees meet at the abs and then stretch out again and so on) DO A MINUTE OF EACH CORE EXERCISE AND THEN REPEAT. BOAT HOLD (russian twist...  Read more