1-Arm Planks

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1-Arm Planks

Post by Bram » Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:24 am

Don't know if anyone does these (obviously not the first time someone has dreamed this up), but it looks like a decent variation for abs:

https://www.t-nation.com/training/the-b ... ise-period
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Re: 1-Arm Planks

Post by Howieeeeee » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:23 pm

I will be starting these in a couple of weeks. They are one of the progressions in the GymnasticBodies Foundation 1 program.

These are a step in their Straddle Planche progression. They lump them into their upper body work as they like to focus the effort on the scapulas and related straight arm strength work.

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Re: 1-Arm Planks

Post by Bram » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:13 am

Gave them a try today for the first time. The first few seconds seemed like nothing, but it quickly got difficult. Nice change of pace.
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Re: 1-Arm Planks

Post by Howieeeeee » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:01 pm

GB has one work up to 5 sets of 30 seconds per arm. After that, you move on to planche leans.

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Re: 1-Arm Planks

Post by Ryan » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:25 pm

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