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    how do I build up core strength, preferably without doing the plank ( i cant seem to hold it for more than 10 seconds)??
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    compound lifts

    You willing to do them? They're a tad harder than the plank
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    The plank is really good to be fair
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    http://startingstrength.com/articles...y_rippetoe.pdf

    (summary: do heavy squats, heavy deadlifts, and heavy overhead presses)
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    (Original post by MattGriff)
    The plank is really good to be fair
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    If you are put off by barbells try a medicine ball.
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    Why do you need 'core strength' though? Out of interest...
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    It is a primary transfer source for power in the body, balance, control, stability and so on
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    Deadlifts
    Squats
    Sit ups
    Leg raises
    Planks

    get creative.
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    (Original post by victoria13)
    how do I build up core strength, preferably without doing the plank ( i cant seem to hold it for more than 10 seconds)??
    Practice the plank and hold for more than 10 seconds
 
 
 
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