It’s NOT for Everyone! Here’s How An Experienced Pilates Student Suffered Month’s of Pain From ‘Planking!’
It’s become a craze. Many fitness classes include it and even hold contests for the longest-held plank! It’s fun and effective but for some very dangerous!
Many Pilates classes now include it. Planking can be a great way to add more challenge to any workout. But Joe Pilates cautioned students that some exercises are dangerous if your body isn’t ready. Early in my teaching career I injured a student by teaching her a Pilates move that her body was simply not yet strong enough to do.
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Here’s what ‘planking’ is all about and its terrifying results for one experienced Pilates student!
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Feature image courtesy of Glenn Chapman and http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/beauty/article-1122742/Personal-trainer-How-perfect-plank-exercise.html.
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