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Core Muscle Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Core Muscle Workout.

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

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

Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

6 Fitness Rules Meant to be Broken

We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or...  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

Does anyone consider yoga to be a good workout? I
Updated 11/24/2015 7:55:30 AM

Does anyone consider yoga to be a good workout? I am a beginner & have lost a few inches. I have tried strength training & aerobics but, it didn't agree with my blood sugars....  Read more

Core Body Temp during first trimester
Updated 11/23/2015 7:06:27 PM

I am a highly active 34yo female. Each week my training includes 3hrs of martial arts, 2hrs of yoga, 1hr of Zumba, 2-3 session of core conditioning, and some time on my elliptical. My husband and I have begun fertility treatments and each month I...  Read more

Muscle vs. fat?
Updated 11/24/2015 7:49:48 AM

I'm (finally) back on a regular plan and whatnot, but two weeks in, I'm finding my scale is stuck. I know that muscle weighs more than fat and that the amount of exercise I'm doing (2-3 miles in the pool 4x/week) is building a muscle more than losing...  Read more

Penn state workout partner! 18 and pretty fit I th
Updated 11/22/2015 4:14:36 PM

Penn state workout partner! 18 and pretty fit I think. Let me know I'm available the entire day. I love running cross training and jiu jitsu!...  Read more

Workout Friend!
Updated 11/22/2015 7:05:53 PM

I absolutely HATE working out! Especially in front of people. But I've been feeling so crummy lately that it's time to get my butt in gear. To keep myself accountable, I am working out with a good girl friend on Thursdays... hopefully this keeps me...  Read more

Folding Clothes

I fold my clothes while I'm sitting on a stability ball. It's good for the core muscles.224...  Read more

If you want a tight tummy, keep your tummy tight!

Whenever doing core exercises like crunches, plank position, or push-ups or any sort of cardio work out (e.g., kick boxing, zumba, etc.), I always make sure to engage my core. This means pulling your navel towards your spine and visualizing them touc...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  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

8 Exercises to a Stronger Core

A strong core not only allows us to have the flat belly many of us desire, but it also helps with our posture. By developing a strong core, you may also find your cardio activities, such as running and swimming to be a tad easier. But remember doin...  Read more