Live Healthy & Happy
published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
The SparkPeople Blog
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Join Now for Free!
SparkPeople Videos -
See All Videos ›
10-Minute Crunchless Core Workout
Share on Facebook
Share on Pinterest
Share by Email
More Sharing Options
Share on Twitter
You will earn
This Pilates-inspired workout will help you tone your abs without a single crunch!
My first time loved it ..10 minutes is just the right amount of time ..
My abs were screaming!!!
For an older person with hip, joint, and balance issues, I found this difficult but fun and doable (for the most part!)
This is a very difficult workout for the older woman as I really feel it in my hip sockets. Take the moves nice and slowly and go for the lower impact version which will still yield great value.
I hear you on the connection issues. It is a great routine, but momentum can't help but lag when the video is continuously buffering, buffering, buffering...
Some fo these videos have a printable sheet giving a list of the exercises and how many. I wish they all did for those of us who have the worst wifi/4-g/no-net on the planet. Seriously this is the most painful thing to watch and I tried allowing it to load for 45 minutes and it still just sat there and fragged. Screw it I am gonna go ride my bike.
Awesome! Love these moves.
I'm really confused. The title says "No crunch workout" but the very first thing she does is a form of a crunch! ???? It doesn't go all the way to the floor, but it is still a crunch. Think it needs a new title.
I'm older, out of shape, obese etc. I found this work out to be just right for me. Challenging enough that it was hard, but doable. I like Coach Nicole's style. Thanks.
Wow! For us older ladies, that is quite challenging. I modified as much as I could (chair, bed, pillows under my knees). My goal will be just to get through all the 10 minutes and do as many reps as Coach Nicole does....again, WOW! :)
Did most of this... cannot do the hip flexors (or whatever it is called when you bring your leg out to the side while in a hand/knee position...)
This was a very challenging workout. I did have a very hard time doing it, although I did what I could. At one point, I was very frustrated and pulled out my ab roller. I did what I could of the crunchless core workout.
View All Comments (277)
Leave a Comment ›
VIDEO: Intro to Pilates
How to Get Six Pack Abs
A Skeptic's Guide to Pilates
VIDEO: 12-Minute Pilates Abs Workout
Fitness and Exercise (forum)
SparkTeam: Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Bootcamp
Browse More Videos
Strength & Toning Videos
Yoga & Pilates Videos
Nutrition & Weight Loss Tip Videos
Health & Fitness Tip Videos
Body Weight (no Equipment) Workout Videos