NOVEMBER PLANK CHALLENGE
Everyone wants the secret to awesome abs and I am happy to share it, it’s ‘not doing sit ups’. Yup. That’s it, secret’s out. Ditch sit ups and replace with planks and I have a plan for you to build up your core strength one day at a time. This is for beginners and Mumma’s wanting their body back, this is a great place to start. If you are not a beginner you can still chuck this on the end of your daily workout as you too can benefit from this by focusing on your form.
HOW TO PLANK
#1 Push the balls of your feet into the floor to activate your legs
#2 Squeeze your butt
#3 Brace your core, feel it contracting 360 around your body
#4 Don’t hold the tension in your neck just gaze down in front of you
#5 Shoulders should sit naturally over elbows
See all that, legs, butt, shoulders, 360 core so much more than a sit up. It is using lots of your body so it will be difficult at first and you will get the shakes, this means it’s working. How to plank for longer and get stronger at the same time, by doing a little each day. 20 seconds sounds like nothing but it will work you especially if you are new to this. We will start at 20 seconds today and you can see how we work our way up to 2 minutes using my guide below.
I want you to save this plank challenge as your desktop background so it’s the first thing you see when you sit on your butt to look at Facebook etc. I want it to be in your face reminding you to do it. It starts off realisably easy as I am being very realistic here, we are starting from the beginning and we will work up to a 2 minute plank by the end of November. I will give you the tools you just have to do the work, so get down on the floor and plank for 20 seconds already.
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