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My plank story.

Sunday, January 09, 2011

I came so close with holding the plank this time. I started the first one - I was feeling strong - I knew I could do it this time - I get to 20 seconds and I'm still doing okay - and then seconds later, over 30 additional pounds suddenly jumps on my back. I tried to hold on, but it just couldn't happen. Down I went. Hard to believe, a year ago that much weight plus some would have been on my body.
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  • CHERKYLE
    These are pure torture for me, I can go a second or two LOL
    3694 days ago
  • DOROTHYBERO
    Got to love those little boys - make me remember when my girls use to help me exercise! Good job on the plank!
    3697 days ago
  • PEACEPOET
    Congrats, that's great! I can hold plank sometimes...but boy, do my core muscles shake while I do it! LOL! And after the first one, the length I can hold them for gets shorter and shorter.

    I love your thinking about that extra weight that jumped on you and how it used to be there all the time. It reminds me of on the Biggest Loser, where towards the end of the season they have to do a challenge with weights on them to make them weigh what they did at the start of the season. I guess it sure would make you appreciate how far you'd come! :)
    3698 days ago
  • DETERMINEDJANET
    Good way to think of it Cynedra! The added weight of those children you used to carry each and every day! Yeah for working on the planks. I still need to do mine today. I'm getting closer to 45 seconds.
    3698 days ago
  • DARKTHOR
    I can never imagine that I used to carry so much weight around (and more) all the time when I pick up my son. Thank goodness that is off of me. Now I just need to keep working on getting some more weight off. I might have to try that plank sometime. Strike that. Now I remember I did try it a couple times during a yoga workout. Those are super hard. I need to try again and see if I can last longer.
    3698 days ago
  • WALKFIT
    emoticon I can relate to that story!
    3699 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5127867
    I can barely hold a plank for 10 seconds. Well done!
    3699 days ago
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