The plank is an excellent isometric exercise, it requires core stabilizers to fire to maintain body & spinal alignment.
Total Plank time of over 25 minutes which is still shy of the world record for holding an Abdominal Plank Position as recorded by the Guinness Book of Records. The record is held by George Hood (USA), who made it to a staggering 3 hours 7 minutes and 15 seconds in Newport, KY, USA on 20 April 2013. See the record on the Official Guinness Word Records site.
Plank Challenge Target Guide #Plankawaychallenge
Download the plank time targets for each day of January, pin to your fridge and hit those plank times.
The Plank Exercise
- Keep neutral spine alignment
- Maintain straight line through shoulders, hips, knees & ankles
- Maintain abdominal tension
- Remember to breath
Challenge yourself this January and don't forget to join in the conversation with hash tag #plankAwayJanuary