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    JEK is offline JEK's Avatar Senior Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    Planking 101, the schedule

    Ya gotta start somewhere . . .1381958_186761958177908_924243571_n.png
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    katva is offline katva's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Nov 2009
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    I did my 20 seconds ---- I'm game!:)
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    JEK is offline JEK's Avatar Senior Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    How's everyone doing? 1.5M tomorrow!
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    BBT is offline BBT's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Feb 2008
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    Not allowed on SBH. Doesn't go well with coffee and Vanilla rhum.
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    Goooner is offline SBH Insider Joined: Aug 2012
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    Started today. 1 minute. I am really out of shape.

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    JEK is offline JEK's Avatar Senior Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    You need to start at 20 seconds.
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    katva is offline katva's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Nov 2009
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    It's really hard! I need to get back on schedule. And go running. I have bikinis to wear very soon
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    Dennis is offline Dennis's Avatar Senior Insider Joined: Apr 2004
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    Just got back rom my personal trainer session. We've been doing planks for a couple of months 1 min 3x. now were doing 1 arm plank push-ups. Loads of fun.

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    Bart -my real name- is offline SBH Insider Joined: Nov 2009
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    I started Nov 1st so it would be easy to keep track of where I was. The jump from 45 seconds to a minute was tough. When it goes up to 1.5 mins, it may kill me. And that's barely scratching the surface.

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    Goooner is offline SBH Insider Joined: Aug 2012
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    Did my 1.5 today.

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    Rosemary is offline Rosemary's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2010
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    Will start tomorrow, tho I may need something to prop me up in the middle.

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    Goooner is offline SBH Insider Joined: Aug 2012
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    A dumb question -- is this supposed to be done once a day? More than once?

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    NYCFred is offline NYCFred's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosemary View Post
    Will start tomorrow, tho I may need something to prop me up in the middle.

    Use your stomach.

    (ducking AND running)
    Neutral and Witty.

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    NYCFred is offline NYCFred's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eika View Post
    A dumb question -- is this supposed to be done once a day? More than once?

    8-10 times a day

    (everybody else....SHHHH!)
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    amyb is offline amyb's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Apr 2008
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    Wise a**!
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    NYCFred is offline NYCFred's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    Quote Originally Posted by amyb View Post
    Wise a**!
    Yeah, but you laughed....
    Neutral and Witty.

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    Rosemary is offline Rosemary's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2010
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    Quote Originally Posted by NYCFred View Post
    Use your stomach.

    (ducking AND running)
    It could work.
    20 seconds down! Onward.

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    amyb is offline amyb's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Apr 2008
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    Yes, Fred. I laughed out loud.
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    tim is offline tim's Avatar Moderator Joined: Jun 2003
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    I discussed this program with my PT. If it's not done properly, sore backs will be the result. One rule - elbows under shoulders. Another rule - don't stop breathing.
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    JEK is offline JEK's Avatar Senior Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    It can be tough on the back if not done correctly. And elevate BP.
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    Rosemary is offline Rosemary's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2010
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    Never has 20 seconds caused me so much angst. I thought about it all day and finally did it at 4 30pm. This morning I just got it over with. And Fred, that was funny.

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    JEK is offline JEK's Avatar Senior Insider Joined: Jan 2004
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    As I got to 1.5 minutes I too have been procrastinating a bit . . .
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    Rosemary is offline Rosemary's Avatar SBH Insider Joined: Jan 2010
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    At 1.5 you've earned it. 20 seconds? Not so much.

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