Are YOU ready for the plank 6-week challenge?

Plank 6-week challenge - Are YOU ready for it? - Women's Health & Fitness

Instructions: Perform two to three sessions each week with the plank exercise included in each workout and always emphasise the correct technique.

Week one
30-second hold x two sets

Week two
45-second hold x two sets

Week three
60-second hold x two sets

Week four
60-second hold x three sets

Week five
75-second hold x two sets

Week six
90-second hold x two sets

After you can hold a plank position for a minimum of 90 seconds, you can start progressing to more difficult variations such as raising one foot, arm or both to keep strengthening your core.

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