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Plank Position Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plank Position.

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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

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 1 Bootcamp

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) ...  Read more

60-Second Cardio Moves

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

Prom Dress Workouts

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

lol! Just lost a plank contest to my 12 year old s
Updated 4/12/2015 9:18:43 PM

lol! Just lost a plank contest to my 12 year old son! That's ok- I'm on my way!!...  Read more

Never thought I'd be back in this position
Updated 4/12/2015 7:28:33 PM

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

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

Bathroom Breaks Add Up

I try to do one minute of exercise each time I get up to use the bathroom. Wall push-ups are my favorite. Wall planks (holding a plank position with abs pulled in) also work well....  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

Plank Challenge

30-day Plank Challenge for the month of August. Starting with a 20-second plank we'll work up to a 5-minute plank by the end of the month!...  Read more

Your Excuse-Proof Workout Plan

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

Get a Great Workout in 8 Minutes

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

Holding the plank position until it hurts so good--and 12 red roses

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

plank position

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