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Ab Exercises for Women

5-Minute Plank Fitness Quest: Final Check-In

Congratulations! You've mastered the 5-minute plank.

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Congratulations, you’ve completed the five-minute plank quest! You can now out-plank most of the universe. The benefits of this quest are as follows:

  • A stronger core, aka improved performance in sports and in the gym/lifting
  • Better endurance
  • Maybe most importantly, improved mental fortitude
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Now that you have the endurance, there’s always room for practicing variations and earning your Badassery Badge. Remember: No matter what type of plank, make sure you remember the vital form tips that you’ve learned within the quest. The best kind of plank is an injury-free plank.

To go through and start over again, click here. For more quests, click here!