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
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
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This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 1 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
March in Place (warm-up)
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SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u... Read more
Every girl wants to look her very best on her prom night! Once you've found that perfect dress, you're probably working extra hard at sticking to a healthy diet and exercise plan. We've designed three prom dress workouts to help you focus... Read more
Four years ago I was a success story. I was more fit than I had ever been in my life. I had lost 85 pounds and kept it off for well over 3 years. Then, I slowly stopped... it crept back in. Then... it did more than creep. I have gained nearly al... Read more
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
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
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
Hey, we're all busy. But that’s no reason to let your workouts get away from you. Next time you feel like skimping on exercise to watch TV or meet your friends for Happy Hour remember this: It doesn't take much to get a great workout.&n... Read more
AMwhat? You might have heard the term "AMRAP" floating around on fitness blogs in recent years as CrossFit has surged in popularity. AMRAP is an acronym for "as many rounds as possible" and is a component of many CrossFit wor... Read more
This time I think I held a plank position for at least a minute, maybe longer. At least it felt like it. And for someone trying to build up my core, enough to do the signature roundhouse kick, this is necessary suffering. By the end of it, I can s... Read more
Sometimes it is hard to measure progress when you see yourself day in and day out. Yes the scale is moving and yes the pants are fitting better, but am I really making progress? Monday, I got my answer. I was lifting weights and doing core exercis... Read more
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