Having trouble holding a plank I take my mind off the length of time I hold one by trying to do it for the duration of a record on the radio and by concentrating on my breathing. So far (this morning) I've managed 4;23 to Robbie William's Feel. I "Feel" It works every time!
I've worked my way up to this time and remember to stretch my abs after. This would work for a modified plank and side planks
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If you haven't done your planks lately, get back to it! It makes a difference in your core, which strengthens your back. Side planks work on your obliques. Held side planks recently for 45 sec 2 times each side. WOW! Did I feel the results the next day! Reminder to do these more often!
Do bridges and planks instead of crunches to get rid of belly fat.
Doing crunches and other ab strengthening activities can sometimes make it look as though your waist is getting bigger, because it is. Muscle is growing beneath the fat, to get rid of the fat use exercises that tighten rather than crunch.
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