5 minute straight plank-challenge??

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17 Posts
Mar 31, 2013 12:50am
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Who is up for the ultimate core challenge??
Try to reach your target time 5mins with in 30 days.
It will strengthen your arms, shoulders (delts),mid section too.
Have fun ladies and gentlemen!!!

22 Apr
Been there done that! Frankly don't fancy doing it too often lol. Twice now i think. Really takes it out of the arms. 4 min one legged plank is challenging too
23 Apr
Im doing 10 mins a day for 30 days. And i enjoy it much more than crunches or situps. and currently i can go about 3mins! Happy planking :-)
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289 Posts
Mar 31, 2013 1:52pm
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I've done 4 mins - barely made it... 5 will be tough but I'm up for trying!

4 Min Elbow Plank. ~B

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17 Posts
Mar 31, 2013 1:56pm
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Thats fantastic!!!!... Like I said you got till 30 days!! And let me know?
nice one keep it up

31 Mar
Off topic I know but I see you're a martial artist from your profile pic... What martial art do you do?
31 Mar
I am a qualified ABA boxing coach/trainer , and NLP practitioner . Personal 121 Fitness trainer ....and also like to help ppl in achieve physical fitness and always be mentally fit. I am in the uk.
31 Mar
I am the chap wearing the white T shirt.
31 Mar
Nice. I went to a boxing gym in South London for a short while and loved it. Sadly, it closed down. Boxing's great exercise... my hearts with Brazilian Ju Jitsu though -since I moved area I've been hoping for a BJJ place to open near me...
31 Mar
Thats cool, I am also learning / practising BJJ, and I too love it . I live in East London,
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64 Posts
Apr 3, 2013 11:18pm
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I'm in.

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289 Posts
Apr 4, 2013 6:54am

Great! That makes 3 of us with 26 days to go!!! We can do it!

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289 Posts
Apr 4, 2013 3:34pm
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I DID IT!

Rested this morning in preparation and just went for it.

5 minutes baby!! Waaahooooo!

04 Apr
Fantastic!!!!!!!!
04 Apr
Thanks bro. I'll try 5 mis on elbow plank next week (I seem to find them harder than straight planks). Will keep you posted :)
04 Apr
I thought that straight planks, were harder?... Because I find elbow planks ok, but saying that I've not done elbow plank for 5 mins straight!!.. So will do that later.
23 Apr
agrees with david :-)
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17 Posts
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm
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Go for it!!

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68 Posts
Apr 8, 2013 4:45am
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I seem to be able to do 3 mins by now; 5 would be hard for me but I'm trying
08 Apr
You have 30 days to get to your target.
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35 Posts
Apr 8, 2013 4:45am
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I did it!!!
08 Apr
Nice. How'd it feel?
08 Apr
Seriously , that's really good!!
08 Apr
I was so sore the next day!!! But it was a good sore. :)
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289 Posts
Apr 22, 2013 4:24pm
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Nailed the 5 min elbow plank. You're right. It was easier than the 5 min full plank. Feels good

23 Apr
See i find it just the opposite...guess my arms are stronger than my tummy!
23 Apr
Lol wierd
02 May
I used to be the same as you. Maybe its all the abs training I've done. I'm starting to concentrate on arm workouts as well now so lets see how that effects things...
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176 Posts
Apr 22, 2013 5:49pm
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Love doing planks. I'm in.

23 Apr
Whoa that was tough. Made to just over 3 min 30 sec before I stopped. I still got in the whole 5 min but not all at once. I know I can go a little longer. 5 min here I come.
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17 Posts
Apr 22, 2013 5:59pm
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Yes, go for it.

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17 Posts
Apr 22, 2013 6:01pm
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Guys go for it....keep it up!!! It should make you feel stronger. 

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731 Posts
Apr 22, 2013 6:33pm
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This is a great upper body challange. An elbow plank are probably a better core challange, but less intense fore the rest of your upper body :)

I'm on it. 5 min full plank and 5 min elbow plank ;)
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37 Posts
Apr 23, 2013 12:54am
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Great Job
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71 Posts
Apr 23, 2013 1:07am
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I'm going to time myself tonight and see how close I am to this :)

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289 Posts
May 2, 2013 11:15am
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As I made the challenge I treated myself to a naughty pint of ale last night! Yummy.... :-D

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