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Especially but not exclusively for those over 30 trying to get into or stay in shape. Discuss bicycle riding and cycling issues, golf, body-building, whatever

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I Like Planks!

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1I Like Planks! Empty I Like Planks! on Tue May 18, 2010 12:08 pm


I like planks. Smile While the usual way to do a plank is on the floor, body supported at feet and elbows, I do them at an angle against the kitchen counter, my desk, or a sturdy table.

I do planks for the front abs (rectus abdominis) and for the sides (obliques).

Plus I do them not as isometrics holding the body rigid for 10 seconds to one minute, but as mini-crunches, with a contracting movement repeated 10-100 times.

Planks btw have helped my golf swing and balance and control while on the bicycle.

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