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Core Workout Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Core Workout Plan.

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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Help with my exercise plan PLEASE
Updated 7/9/2014 7:32:26 PM

I have a very simple plan but I need some help with it. I walk everyday (yes everyday) and i have gotten myself up to 1 hour at around 3.2 miles per hour. That is very good for me since when i started it took everything i had just to go a mile at 2.7...  Read more

Kettlebell workout scheduled today
Updated 7/9/2014 7:05:13 AM

Hello. I have a 35ish minute kettlebell workout scheduled for today. I was just wondering: I don't want to undereat today.....so can anyone tell me around how many calories I should be getting? I actually am following the Weight Watchers points s...  Read more

keeping my own diet plan
Updated 7/2/2014 6:38:11 PM

I have been successfully dieting for some time now and want to keep with what i have been doing. My diet plan mostly consists of whole grains, fruits(mostly Berries for diabetic reasons) And high protein meats and fish.I am trying to find a way to tr...  Read more

Seated Cardio Workout Video
Updated 7/2/2014 3:56:16 PM

I usually save my exercise for the evening, but just found out that our evening is packed with some family plans. No big deal, but I feel odd not having done "something" before I go to bed, so I decided to finally try one of the seated workouts at w...  Read more

I can't plan next week's menus ahead of time.
Updated 7/3/2014 11:27:31 AM

I want to pre-plan next week's menus ahead of time. But there is a limited number of days ahead that I can put meals into my food tracker. This is very frustrating. chris...  Read more

Schedule your Workouts

Schedule your workout times and place reminders on your cell phone calendar. It is very encouraging to workout "as an appointment" just like everything else on your personal calendar....  Read more

sneaky exercise

I have moved my lap top to a lower level in my room so I sit on the floor. While I wait for pages to load I do crunches or planks just to do something productive.319...  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

Top 10 Reasons to Preorder 'The Spark'

Around the SparkPeople offices, the excitement is palpable. Ours is an upbeat and motivating environment normally, but the closer we get to the launch date for "The Spark," the more energized we get. Each day as we navigate the site, we see the "I...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

Core Workout Plan

A couple of people have asked me what I'm doing for abs (my current "habit" that I'm working on), so I figured I would share here. Like everything else I've done so far, my approach was to figure out what I thought I definitely could do, and sta...  Read more