Plank Challenge

On my last post recap I mentioned that I had participated in the Pipes Challenge. Honestly I didn’t push myself as much as I could have and wanted and I can make up a really good excuse if you want one. The Plank Challenge started my last week at my high school placement and I am excited to be able to focus more the activity side of my health now that student teaching is finished and job searching becomes my full time job for the moment.

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My friend Nicole is my partner in this challenge and I am really excited to have someone I know doing this challenge with me (even though we live in different states).

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My initial test was a very low seven seconds :( I guess that means I can only improve from there!

Here is my plan for the challenge:

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In the first week I was still trying to figure out my goals and plan but I did get two days of planks in but sadly no yoga. I did push myself the first week in holding a plank for close to thirty seconds so I know I am capable of doing it :) This next week I will be adding in a rep and increasing my time to twenty seconds for each rep.

Feel free to join in on the fun! It is never too late to start a challenge! If you need some tips, variations, modification, etc. on planks check out this post.

What was the last fitness challenge you did or what is your current fitness challenge?

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2 thoughts on “Plank Challenge

    • I am loving them so far. It is great to have something to work towards and have people around me that will motivate and challenge me! I reviewed the plank video you did a while back before starting just as a refresher course ;)

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