Help With Planks

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    Help With Planks


    So i did planks for first time today. 4 sets 1 min. First 2 sets were ok. But last 2 sets after 30 seconds my shoulders would feel the burn a lot an start to shake. Normal? Should i reduce to 45 seconds or keep at it?

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    Play around with your arm positioning. I shake after a while too.
    I plank w load transfer.
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    Shaking is normal, yes. You'll improve.
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    Shaking is part of the game. I would adjust your arms slightly but just realize its a fat burning exercise its supposed to be tough
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    Thanks for replies. So keep it at a min?
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    I would keep it at a min at least, i usually just go to failure on planks whatever that number may be.
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    ^^ As do I. Go until your hips start to sag toward the floor. Once this happens, your core is fatigued and sagging your hips wont do anything for core strength
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    Just pull your shoulders down and tighten up your lats.
    Always open light. Itís not what you open with, itís what you finish with. Louie Simmons
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