We all love challenges, and what can be more fun than taking up a challenge which will not only make you healthy but also transform your body. There are many fitness related challenges these days, among these challenges is the 28 day plank challenge. Can you imagine just by giving 4 minutes a day, you will strengthen your core and you will be able to stimulate your metabolism?
Read on as we bring the plank challenge in which you need to hold the plank position for 20 seconds on the day 1 and by the time you are on the 28th day you are able hold the plank for 240 seconds (4 minutes):
1. Planking Challenge
The plank challenge is designed in such a way that you need to complete it in 28 days. The challenge is to be able to hold plank position for 240 seconds on the 28th day. This may seem to be too difficult in the beginning. But to complete this challenge you will be building your stamina each day. Starting with a hold of 20 seconds on plank position on the day 1, you will be gradually increasing the number of seconds that you hold your position for. The 28 day plank challenge plan is followed as given in the above image.
2. Planks Steps
- Lie face down in push-up position. Keep your hands on the floor next to your shoulder and legs stretched with tips of your feet on the floor.
- Press your body to push-up and form a straight line from your heels to your head.
- Stretch your abdominal muscles, tighten your buttocks and keep your head in neutral position. Ensure that you do not bend your back.
- Breathe normal and hold the position for 20 seconds.
3. Things To Remember