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Plank Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plank Benefits.

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6 Swaps for More Efficient Workouts

Life is busy for most of us, and finding time for a workout can be challenging. When you do find that time, you want to make sure you're getting the most ''bang for your buck,'' meaning you're being as efficient as possible wi...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

The Pirate Workout

Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over...  Read more

Printable Workout: Day 7 Bootcamp

This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 7 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Climbing a Rope Crunches ...  Read more

Printable Workout: Day 4 Bootcamp

This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 4 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Knee to Ches...  Read more

headstand - how long for benefit
Updated 3/13/2015 10:52:23 PM

Lets start with - I do not do Yoga- ever. I like running, eliptical, & walking. So the other day my daughter said they were doing headstands in gymclass - its Yoga month. She is trying so hard to do a headstand. for some reason I have always bee...  Read more

Confused About Planks
Updated 3/12/2015 11:29:02 PM

When doing the "8 Strength Training Moves for Walkers", what is 10 reps for the plank exercise?...  Read more

30 days to 3 minute plank challenge
Updated 3/14/2015 3:15:55 PM

Tomorrow I am starting a 30 day to a 3 minute and challenge. Day one starts with a 10 second plank and I will go up from there. I will post the time for each days plank challenge the night before. Anybody want to join is more than welcome post...  Read more

Does anyone plank?
Updated 3/8/2015 7:42:23 AM

I have a Parisian friend who swears by planking. I'm not sure it would be good for my back, but I really need to build up my core muscles. I have to move in 5 months, and when I moved 9 months ago, the bending and lifting almost killed me! My back hu...  Read more

I think you will see more benefit from the strengt
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I think you will see more benefit from the strength training. The more muscle mass you build will help you burn more calories....  Read more

EXTEND YOUR PLANK TIME

Having trouble holding a plank38 I take my mind off the length of time I hold one by trying to do it for the duration of a record on the radio and by concentrating on my breathing. So far (this morning) I've managed 4;23 to Robbie William's Feel.I "F...  Read more

Planks

Planks on the bed, planks are a good exercise for building a stable core, and doing it on an unstable surface makes it even more challenging. Side planks are a killer.320...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

14 Plank Exercises for a Stronger Core

The plank, according  to many experts, is by far one of best exercises we can do to help strengthen our core--the muscles that support our back and abdomen. And because there are many different variations in performing  this exercise, they...  Read more

8 Beginner Yoga Poses

For years celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston have attributed their lean physiques and flexibility to yoga, an activity that has been practiced for thousands of years. Even SparkPeople's own dailySpark.com editor, Stepfanie...  Read more