Plank and give thanks for someone or something in your life each day of the month! This can be done at home!
The Planks Challenge will work your entire body but more specifically your core and arms. The 30-Day Planks for Thanks calendar will get progressively more difficult through the month. However, these exercises are intended to supplement your current fitness routine, not replace it. Rest days will also be provided every five days.
For the THANKS Challenge (staff favorite) write down something you are thankful for each day (no matter how small). Your health, family, friends, grandchildren, the beach, a pet, chocolate, there’s so much to be THANKFUL for!
For the GIVING Challenge make an effort to give back to your community this month. Any contribution large or small will be appreciated. So, get creative with this…volunteer; make a trip to Good Will; donate food and blankets to an animal shelter; make cookies for your neighbor; reach out to a friend and invite them to CHF to do planks with you. Any act of kindness counts!
- Stay aware of your form at all times
- It’s quality, not quantity that counts
- If you find the daily challenge too difficult, just plank for as long as you can, or break it up into smaller sets.
EXTRA Challenging Planks
If you find the daily workout too easy, complete your first plank interval and then add in another interval or two of the following plank variations:
- Reverse Plank
- Plank w/Hip Dips
- Side Plank
- Up-Up-Down-Down Plan