I planked for a contest

Hello

Last week I was busy planking for a contest. What? Cassey Ho of Blogilates was holding a “popsters in plank photo contest”. There were three categories: Most people in a plank, oddest location to plank, and random plank. You can read more about it here. Why would I do this? Because I wanted to win this:

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Cassey has her own activewear line called Bodypop active. Very cute stuff.

If there’s one thing I love as much as fitness its fitness clothes. When I saw this, I had to step out of my comfort zone and participate.

So I started to plank in some uncommon places

First on the toilet

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Then in the home section of target. My favorite place to shop. I kind of embarrassed my 10-year-old son on this one.

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And outside of Target on these fun concrete balls. My husband always loved to jump on them (before his Achilles rupture injury)

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Next on my chiropractor’s table. I just happened to be wearing a dress that day which made it a little challenging.

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Last, I wanted to include my dog Rusty, I tried a regular plank but he kept jumping off. I didn’t realize his 20lb body would make it so hard. It didn’t help that I kept laughing either 🙂

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Then I tried a reverse plank but he wouldn’t stay long enough for me to actually do a reverse plank. Thanks a lot Rusty.

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The winners were announced on Monday and I was not one of them 😦 but its okay because I had fun participating. I normally don’t like to share pictures of myself with the world but it turned out to be fun. I could not believe how many people entered and how creative they got. You can see the photos on Instagram under #popstersinplank. There were thousands!

Thanks for reading. I’ll be back soon with a recipe:)

 

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