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 Chest Standing "Crunch&quo... 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
I'm trying to log a couple things into the fitness tracker and not having much success. I'm not sure how to log my Planks as I'm doing a plank challenge starting off at 20 seconds and eventually working my way up to 4 mins. It keeps asking me to ente... Read more
I am someone who has struggled depression, multiple forms of child abuse years ago and a nervous break down a decade ago.
I strive to be a positive person who looks forward to the best possible person. Yet, I find I'm rather easily rattled by ch... Read more
I have started the 30day ab challenge. When I went to put my exercises into the tracker here on SP it says that doing a plank doesn't burn any calories? I'm a bit confused cause it's very hard work and I struggle to do it.... Read more
I don't know how many planks to do or how long to hold the plank position. There are various answers to hold as long as you can and then repeat or do 1 plank for 1 minute. Most exercises there are repetitions and sets listed. I know how to do a pl... 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
I created this simple, five-exercise workout circuit to get your heart pumping and your muscles moving so you can torch some serious post-Thanksgiving calories. It doesn't use any equipment, and it can be done anywhere, even in a small hotel/gues... 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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