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60 Minutes per Month Plank Challenge - October 2020

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  • gaz44444gaz44444 Member Posts: 34 Member Member Posts: 34 Member
    gaz44444 wrote: »
    SModa61 wrote: »
    gaz44444 wrote: »
    I have attached a photo of what I use to preserve my wrists.

    Did you forget the photo? :P

    I got an error message. Most likely user error!!
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    Just to be clear, they come in pairs and these are made from wood. I added the black padded tube for comfort. The idea is that your hand and wrist is positioned with less stress compared with the 90 degree bend. I also use them for push which has the added benefit of a greater range of motion.
  • dewitdewit Member Posts: 916 Member Member Posts: 916 Member
    🙋‍♀️ back 😉
  • MaltedTeaMaltedTea Member, Premium Posts: 3,342 Member Member, Premium Posts: 3,342 Member
    gaz44444 wrote: »
    *snip*
    Just to be clear, they come in pairs and these are made from wood. I added the black padded tube for comfort. The idea is that your hand and wrist is positioned with less stress compared with the 90 degree bend. I also use them for push which has the added benefit of a greater range of motion.

    Thank you for the pic and insights. I'll look into this!
  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 575 Member Member Posts: 575 Member
    @lazycat2018 Awesome. Thanks for the explanation. :) For me, will be an interesting. I have jumped into 3 october challenges in addition to a recurring 10 day challenge. Hopefully all that is constructive and not defeatist. Time will tell!
  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 575 Member Member Posts: 575 Member
    MaltedTea wrote: »
    gaz44444 wrote: »
    *snip*
    Just to be clear, they come in pairs and these are made from wood. I added the black padded tube for comfort. The idea is that your hand and wrist is positioned with less stress compared with the 90 degree bend. I also use them for push which has the added benefit of a greater range of motion.

    Thank you for the pic and insights. I'll look into this!

    Gaz, very nice. I think I have seen people even use hexagonal dumbbells instead. Might give that a try and if I like, I think your wooden supports look more comfortable. Thank you
  • jeffrey_adjeffrey_ad Member, Premium Posts: 604 Member Member, Premium Posts: 604 Member
    Goal 60
    Oct 1 3:00 (6x30s)
    Oct 2 3:00 (6x30s)
    Total 6
    Remaining 54

  • gaz44444gaz44444 Member Posts: 34 Member Member Posts: 34 Member
    My target is 120 this month.
    Oct 1: 1x 2 min & 4x1 min
    Oct 2: 1x2 min; 2x1.5 & 1x1
    Oct 3: 1x2 min; 2x1.5 & 1x1

    MTD Total: 18
    Remaining 102
  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 575 Member Member Posts: 575 Member
    October Goal : 60 minutes
    10/1: AM: 1 - Elbow plank (1:44), 1 - full arm (0:34); PM: 3 - 0:30 elbow planks
    10/2: AM: 4 – 30 sec elbow (2)
    Running total: 5.5
  • lazycat2018lazycat2018 Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member
    SModa61 wrote: »
    @lazycat2018 Awesome. Thanks for the explanation. :) For me, will be an interesting. I have jumped into 3 october challenges in addition to a recurring 10 day challenge. Hopefully all that is constructive and not defeatist. Time will tell!

    You are very welcome! Wish you luck in your challenges
  • lazycat2018lazycat2018 Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member
    October goal: 120(30) again.

    Oct 1: 6(2); Oct 2: 6(1); Oct 3: 6(1)

    Total: 18(4)
    Remaining: 102(26)
  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 575 Member Member Posts: 575 Member
    @MaltedTea It looks like Maquina is not longer in business, but on amazon there is a very similar item by airogym
  • dewitdewit Member Posts: 916 Member Member Posts: 916 Member
    I'll count all isometric excersises. Hope this doesnt mean I'm hijacking your thread, @jeffrey_ad 🤦‍♀️

    Oct 1: nuffin
    Oct 2: 5:00 wall sit
    Oct 3: 6:00 wall sit, 4:00 planks, 5:00 glute bridges (hope I did them right, they seemed easy, but 5min were enough 😁)

  • gaz44444gaz44444 Member Posts: 34 Member Member Posts: 34 Member
    My target is 120 this month.
    Oct 1: 1x 2 min & 4x1 min
    Oct 2: 1x2 min; 2x1.5 & 1x1
    Oct 3: 1x2 min; 2x1.5 & 1x1
    Oct 4: 1x2; 2x1.5; 1x1

    MTD Total: 24
    Remaining 96
  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 575 Member Member Posts: 575 Member
    October Goal : 60 minutes (avg 2 min/day)
    10/1: AM: 1 - Elbow plank (1:44), 1 - full arm (0:34); PM: 3 - 0:30 elbow planks
    10/2: AM: 4 – 30 sec elbow (2)
    10/3: AM: 4 – 30 sec elbow (2)
    Running total: 7.5 (running avg 2.5)
  • MaltedTeaMaltedTea Member, Premium Posts: 3,342 Member Member, Premium Posts: 3,342 Member
    @SModa61 Thanks for the update on the apparatus! For today's one measly 25 second plank, I used my hex DBs (I already had weight gloves on because I was doing a KB workout just beforehand). I think that had been mentioned as an alternative option to try earlier in this thread.

    It felt weird but not as weird as friction burn on one's elbows lol So I'll keep on with my DBs for this purpose this month. As for today...

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  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 575 Member Member Posts: 575 Member
    Ya, I mentioned that i've seen dumbbells used in that way. Glad you found something that works. Congrats!
  • lazycat2018lazycat2018 Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member
    dewit wrote: »
    I'll count all isometric excersises. Hope this doesnt mean I'm hijacking your thread, @jeffrey_ad 🤦‍♀️

    Oct 1: nuffin
    Oct 2: 5:00 wall sit
    Oct 3: 6:00 wall sit, 4:00 planks, 5:00 glute bridges (hope I did them right, they seemed easy, but 5min were enough 😁)

    They are easy, but still provide some stretch
  • lazycat2018lazycat2018 Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member Member, Premium Posts: 352 Member
    October goal: 120(30) again.

    Oct 1: 6(2); Oct 2: 6(1); Oct 3: 6(1)
    Oct 4: 6(1);

    Total: 24(5)
    Remaining: 96(25)

    Googled wall sits, did one last night. All right, I'll include these in my routine ☺
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