Plank-A-Day Challenge – The Final Day

Today is the final day of our Plank-A-Day Challenge. Remember back on Day 1 when I had you do a perfect plank?  And I asked you to record how long you held the plank and how it felt? I'd like you to dig out that little post-it or scrap of paper or note that you …

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Plank-A-Day Challenge – Day 29

Here we are, 2 days to go on our 30 day plank challenge!   Today we are going to help lift the tush (because no-one deserves a saggy butt) and help tone your core! Elbow Plank With Donkey Kick   Begin in low plank, with elbows directly under shoulders, abs engaged toward the spine. Don't let …

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Plank-A-Day Challenge  – Day 28 

No pre-amble today, let's just get'er done! Two-Point Plank         Start in a high plank. Scoot your right leg slightly toward your center line, and lift your left leg off the ground so your heel is even with your pelvis. Keeping your torso steady, reach your right arm forward. Really brace through …

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Plank-A-Day Challenge – Day 27

Hello to the final stretch!  No matter how many days you have been with us on the challenge you can make the last 4 days count! Plank with Leg Raise Start in a high or low plank position. Keep your spine straight and press your feet and thighs together. Brace your upper body and keeping …

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Plank-A-Day Challenge – Day 26

Here's a little bit about today's plank - the Side Plank Touch.  Holding a side plank on the elbow requires you to support your body weight on your forearm and the side of one foot. Core strength is needed to keep your hips from sinking toward the floor. When performing this exercise, pay attention to …

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Plank-A-Day Challenge – Day 25

25 days in and it's time to inch our way to our progress report!  Let's go back to a previous plank variation and see how it feels this time around. Inchworm to Dolphin Plank Start in a standing position. Hinge at the waist – try and keep your legs as straight as possible. Walk your …

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Plank-A-Day Challenge – Day 24

Throwback, um Wednesday!  Enjoy a previous plank from about 8 days ago. Alternating Reach and Rear Leg Lift Plank Start in a high or low plank. Press your feet, knees, and thighs together. Draw your shoulders down away from your ears and engage your shoulder blades so they are slightly pulling toward each other. Lift …

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