Plank no abs

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Feb 18, 2014 11:24am
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I dont get in when i do plank my body is in a straight position with contracting the abdomen muscles.. yet i dont feel my abs working at all!!

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Feb 18, 2014 3:11pm
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Feb 18, 2014 3:27pm
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You could try the walking plank..start with the plank position..lower to on your elbows..hold for a count of 5..back to plank pisition..you could also try alternating hand raises as you hold the plank..tests your upper body strenght/endurance aswel as works your core..I hope the above helps

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Feb 19, 2014 3:42am
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Lol because your abs arnt working their just contracted...for example flexing your bicep and holding it so you can see it in the mirror..is the bicep working? No..its just contracted..

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Feb 19, 2014 4:05am
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Extension & contraction..is working the muscle group Hannah..adduction..abduction..

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I was referring to the lengthening and shortening of the muscle fibers which is absent in isometrics...thus not "working "
19 Feb
Extension is th act of extending or being extended and adduction is to draw in toward the median axis of the body and these are Anatomical terms of motion..same as supination and pronation are also Anatomical terms of motion
19 Feb
Abduct is to draw away frm the midline of the body...
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Feb 19, 2014 4:18pm
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Hi I am also trying hard to loose lower abs fat but some how nothing works.. not even planks but I think plank helped me with upper abs .. you can look at my profile pic

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