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  • dewitdewit Member Posts: 1,104 Member Member Posts: 1,104 Member
    Going for
    100 min of planks and
    75 min legs isometrics
    Would also love to be able to do more than 10 (15 pushups would be nice) in a row


    Dec 1st: taking it easy - 1:30 planks during a HIIT workout

    Dec 2st: legs workout, so added a 6:00 planks workout at the end and decided to be reasonable and leave the legs isometrics out for today. I should do those quick isometrics during my day rather than post workout!

    Dec 3: 6:00 planks + 4:00 wall sit + 5:00 glute bridges

    Dec 4: 1:30, if frog to high plank counts

    Dec 5: 12:00 leg isometrics (4:00 wall sit + 2 x 0:45 static lunge + 0:30 sumo squat + 6:00 glute bridges) + 5:00 planks of modified Soh

    Dec 6: 6:00 planks (LIT workout + personal mix)

    Dec 7: 5:00 planks, 5:00 wall sit
    Dec 8: 5:00 (own) mixed planks
    Dec 9: 3:00 planks during HIIT
    Dec 10: 4:00 planks + 5:00 legs iso

    Dec 11: 2:00 planks and 3:00 bridges during a Heather Robertson workout

    Dec 12: 4:30 planks + 13:00 legs iso (5:00 wall sit, 5:00 of various forms of brides, 1:00 each of sumo and static lunges)

    Dec 13: 1:30 during Heather's workout
    Dec 14: 3:30 own mix, because I got distracted
    Dec 15: 5:00 during Heather's workout

    Dec 16: 4:30 planks, own mix + 5:00 wall sit + 5:00 glute bridges (after a heavy leg workout)

    Dec 17: rest day
    Dec 18: rest day

    Dec 19: back in full gear: 7:00 planks (2:00 during tabata + 5:00 out of a 7 min MadFit challenge) + 12:00 legs (4:00 wall sit, 5:00 bridges and the rest was static lunge, sumo and squat). Why did I say bridges were easy? 🤷‍♀️

    Dec 20: 2:00 planks during workout. Finished week 7 of Heather Robertson's 12 week programme 🎉

    Dec 21: 2:00 planks + 5:00 wall sit

    Dec 22: planks: 1:00 + 5:00 own combo
    Other isometrics: 1:30 squats + 1:30 static lunge + 5:00 wall sit (crazy!) + 2:30 bridges (told you they are tougher than I claimed in the firdt place, but maybe it's Heather's fault 😆)

    Dec 23: 5:00 planks
    Dec 24: 5:00 planks

    Dec 25: 6:00 planks (it said "6 min planks workout", but there were some rests in between 🤷‍♀️; let's say I desirved them 😁)

    Dec 26: 5:00 planks

    Dec 27: 5:00 planks + 10 min legs isometrics (3:30 wall sit + 3:30 bridges + 2 x 0:30 one leg bridge + each 30s: sumo, lunge, squat)

    Dec 28: 4:00 planks
    Dec 29: 3:00 planks + 6:00 legs, as 3:00 wall sits + 3:00 glute bridges

    P.S. Heather's 12 weeks programme is a challenge by itself and leaves me drained, so doing legs isometrics on top is not really an option. 😁

    Dec 30: 5:00 planks during workout (thank you, Heather 😀 )

    Nee to do 3:00 more of planks and some legs the last day of the year 😉

    Total and this month's PB:
    Planks: 112:00 - goal met!
    Legs isometrics: 97:00 - goal met!
    Pushups : 12
    Wall sit: 5:00
    Planks vitae 😀 (in minutes):
    November 2020: 117 planks and 111 legs isometrics. PB: 10 pushups, 6 min wall sit
    Octomber 2020: 66, total 151 of isometrics
    September: rest. Did some, during other workouts, but not explicitely/no counting.
    August 2020: 125
    July 2020: 110
    June 2020: 125
    May 2020: 125
    Apr 2020: 117
    Mar 2020: 119
    Feb 2020: 115
    Jan 2020: 112
    Dec 2019: 125
    Nov 2019: 73
    Oct 2019: 63 (first planks ever!!!)
  • dewitdewit Member Posts: 1,104 Member Member Posts: 1,104 Member
    Going for
    100 min of planks and
    75 min legs isometrics
    Would also love to be able to do more than 10 (15 pushups would be nice) in a row


    Dec 1st: taking it easy - 1:30 planks during a HIIT workout

    Dec 2st: legs workout, so added a 6:00 planks workout at the end and decided to be reasonable and leave the legs isometrics out for today. I should do those quick isometrics during my day rather than post workout!

    Dec 3: 6:00 planks + 4:00 wall sit + 5:00 glute bridges

    Dec 4: 1:30, if frog to high plank counts

    Dec 5: 12:00 leg isometrics (4:00 wall sit + 2 x 0:45 static lunge + 0:30 sumo squat + 6:00 glute bridges) + 5:00 planks of modified Soh

    Dec 6: 6:00 planks (LIT workout + personal mix)

    Dec 7: 5:00 planks, 5:00 wall sit
    Dec 8: 5:00 (own) mixed planks
    Dec 9: 3:00 planks during HIIT
    Dec 10: 4:00 planks + 5:00 legs iso

    Dec 11: 2:00 planks and 3:00 bridges during a Heather Robertson workout

    Dec 12: 4:30 planks + 13:00 legs iso (5:00 wall sit, 5:00 of various forms of brides, 1:00 each of sumo and static lunges)

    Dec 13: 1:30 during Heather's workout
    Dec 14: 3:30 own mix, because I got distracted
    Dec 15: 5:00 during Heather's workout

    Dec 16: 4:30 planks, own mix + 5:00 wall sit + 5:00 glute bridges (after a heavy leg workout)

    Dec 17: rest day
    Dec 18: rest day

    Dec 19: back in full gear: 7:00 planks (2:00 during tabata + 5:00 out of a 7 min MadFit challenge) + 12:00 legs (4:00 wall sit, 5:00 bridges and the rest was static lunge, sumo and squat). Why did I say bridges were easy? 🤷‍♀️

    Dec 20: 2:00 planks during workout. Finished week 7 of Heather Robertson's 12 week programme 🎉

    Dec 21: 2:00 planks + 5:00 wall sit

    Dec 22: planks: 1:00 + 5:00 own combo
    Other isometrics: 1:30 squats + 1:30 static lunge + 5:00 wall sit (crazy!) + 2:30 bridges (told you they are tougher than I claimed in the firdt place, but maybe it's Heather's fault 😆)

    Dec 23: 5:00 planks
    Dec 24: 5:00 planks

    Dec 25: 6:00 planks (it said "6 min planks workout", but there were some rests in between 🤷‍♀️; let's say I desirved them 😁)

    Dec 26: 5:00 planks

    Dec 27: 5:00 planks + 10 min legs isometrics (3:30 wall sit + 3:30 bridges + 2 x 0:30 one leg bridge + each 30s: sumo, lunge, squat)

    Dec 28: 4:00 planks
    Dec 29: 3:00 planks + 6:00 legs, as 3:00 wall sits + 3:00 glute bridges

    P.S. Heather's 12 weeks programme is a challenge by itself and leaves me drained, so doing legs isometrics on top is not really an option. 😁

    Dec 30: 5:00 planks during workout (thank you, Heather 😀 )

    Nee to do 3:00 more of planks and some legs the last day of the year 😉

    So I did!
    Dec 31: 3:00 planks + 3:00 wall sits

    Total and this month's PB:
    Planks: 115:00 - goal met!
    Legs isometrics: 100:00 - goal met!
    Pushups : 12
    Wall sit: 5:00
    Planks vitae 😀 (in minutes):
    November 2020: 117 planks and 111 legs isometrics. PB: 10 pushups, 6 min wall sit
    Octomber 2020: 66, total 151 of isometrics
    September: rest. Did some, during other workouts, but not explicitely/no counting.
    August 2020: 125
    July 2020: 110
    June 2020: 125
    May 2020: 125
    Apr 2020: 117
    Mar 2020: 119
    Feb 2020: 115
    Jan 2020: 112
    Dec 2019: 125
    Nov 2019: 73
    Oct 2019: 63 (first planks ever!!!)
  • jeffrey_adjeffrey_ad Member, Premium Posts: 646 Member Member, Premium Posts: 646 Member
    Goal 60
    Dec 1 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 2 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 3 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 4 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 5 rest day
    Dec 6 rest day
    Dec 7 rest day
    Dec 8 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 9 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 10 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 11 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 12 rest day
    Dec 13 rest day
    Dec 14 rest day
    Dec 15 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 16 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 17 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 18 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 19 rest day
    Dec 20 rest day
    Dec 21 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 22 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 23 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 24 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 25 rest day 🎄
    Dec 26 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 27 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 28 rest day
    Dec 29 rest day
    Dec 30 3:00 (6x30s)
    Dec 31 3:00 (6x30s)
    Total 60
    Remaining 0
    Goal Achieved!

  • jeffrey_adjeffrey_ad Member, Premium Posts: 646 Member Member, Premium Posts: 646 Member
  • SModa61SModa61 Member Posts: 1,354 Member Member Posts: 1,354 Member
    December Goal : 90 minutes planks (avg 3 min/day), going add in other exercises as I figure that out!

    12/1: 4 min mixed planks
    12/2: 3 min mixed planks
    12/3: 1 – 3 min plank
    12/4: 3 min mixed planks
    12/5: 1 – 3 min plank
    12/6: 1 – 3 min plank
    12/7: 5 min mixed planks
    12/8: 5 min mixed planks
    12/9: 1 – 2 min plank
    12/10: 1 – 2 min plank
    12/11: 1 – 2 min plank
    12/12: long travel day, no planks
    12/13: wrenched back throwing 50 lb branch into the woods, giving back the day off
    12/14: 1 – 2 min plank
    12/15: 1 – 2 min plank, 6 min mixed planks (still can’t bend over, but I can apparently still plank)
    12/16: 9 min mixed planks
    12/17: 8 min mixed planks
    12/18: no planks
    12/19: 7 min mixed planks
    12/20: 4 min mixed planks
    12/21: 4.5 min mixed planks (tried some marching, side lift and straight arm (ironically harder for me)
    12/22: 5 min mixed planks
    12/23: 6 min mixed planks
    12/24: 6 min mixed planks
    12/25: 5 min mixed planks
    12/26: 5.5 min mixed planks
    12/27: 3 min mixed planks
    12/28: 5 min mixed planks
    12/29: AM: 2 min alternating one leg, 1 min forearm
    12/30: 4 min mixed planks
    12/31: 2 min mixed planks

    Running total: 122 (4.0 running avg min/day)

    Was fun seeing that I could hit the 120 minutes. In 2021, I need to expand my exercises. I’m ready!
  • lazycat2018lazycat2018 Member Posts: 424 Member Member Posts: 424 Member
    December original goal: 120 min mixed planks
    (100 min other isometrics).

    Dec 1: 6(4); Dec 2: 5(5); Dec 3: 4(3)
    Dec 4: 5(5); Dec 5: 5(5); Dec 6: 5(5)
    Dec 7-9: just lazy days
    Dec 10: 6(7); Dec 11:10(4); Dec 12: 4(3)
    Dec 13: 3(3); Dec 14: 4(3); Dec 15: 4(4)
    Dec 16: 4(4); Dec 17: 5(4); Dec 18: 4(4)
    Dec 19: 4(3);
    By Dec 26: 4(8); Dec 27: 2(3); Dec 28: 2(3)
    By 2021 (4) more other isometrics.

    Total: 85(83)
  • RubyRed427RubyRed427 Member Posts: 3,049 Member Member Posts: 3,049 Member
    Thank you for having this thread!!
    I did many more planks than I would have if I didn't have this motivation!

  • RubyRed427RubyRed427 Member Posts: 3,049 Member Member Posts: 3,049 Member
    Total : 45 minutes planking this December.

    I think it made a difference! Will we continue this goal on a different thread for January.
  • LoveyCharLoveyChar Member Posts: 2,961 Member Member Posts: 2,961 Member
    RubyRed427 wrote: »
    Thank you for having this thread!!
    I did many more planks than I would have if I didn't have this motivation!

    I agree!!!
  • LoveyCharLoveyChar Member Posts: 2,961 Member Member Posts: 2,961 Member
    I ended the month with 82 one-minute forearm planks, more than I ever would have done without this group and challenge!
  • RubyRed427RubyRed427 Member Posts: 3,049 Member Member Posts: 3,049 Member
    Jan 1. 3 min
    Jan 2 3 min
    Jan 3. 1 min
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