Time to Hit The Planks

A Note from 40 is Like the New 30! ~

An interesting challenge.  I don’t ever foresee myself holding plank for 5 minutes straight.  At least not on purpose.  But I am kinda curious how long I could build up to daily. Might have to try my own version of this.

By the way, I have been following 50 Things Before I Turn 50 for a long time. She’s great! Check her out.

50 Things Before I Turn 50

A new month and a new challenge.  My challenge for March is to embark upon the 30 Day Plank challenge.  Since March has 31 days, I’m beginning this challenge on the 2nd.  What is the 30 Day Plank Challenge?  It is a challenge to strengthen your core.  Each day you place your body into the plank position and hold it for a designated amount of time.  It begins with 20 seconds and ends with 300 seconds (or as long as you can, depends on which version of the challenge you decide to do).  If you are a runner (at any stage) having a strong core is key to improving your speed.  It would help if I ran every so often too, but I’ll worry about that later.  For now, March is dedicated to building a strong, tight core.  Are you in?

Day 1 – 20 seconds
Day 2 –…

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