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5 Ways to Plank Longer

By: Snap Fitness

The plank is one of the best ways to strengthen your core. By pushing yourself and holding a plank longer you can tighten your torso, flatten your abs, and improve your posture. The longer you hold a plank the better, but holding a plank for an extended period of time is no easy task. Here are 5 simple tips that will help you plank it out.

  

How to hold a plank longer:

 

  1. Do a plank everyday. It will get we easier each time you do it.
  2. Turn over the stopwatch. Don’t watch the clock it will only make it harder.
  3. Listen to your favorite music. Focus on jamming out not on the pain you’re in.
  4. Push your limits, then go 10 seconds longer. Tell yourself you can do it!
  5. Focus on Form. Great form will produce great results. Remember: long spine, abs in, shoulders down.

 

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