Monthly Archives: April 2015

Building a Bulletproof Core with The High Tension Plank

Plenty of people can hold a standard front plank for over a minute without breaking a sweat. Some can even hold a plank for hours. The record is currently 4 hours and 26 minutes. While that’s pretty amazing, it’s pretty inefficient for your training.

The High Tension Plank or RKC Plank, is a great anti-extension (avoiding extension in the lumbar spine) exercise for training the anterior core and pretty much your entire body. The High Tension Plank is a lot more intense than your basic front plank and requires a lot more muscle activity.

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Good Fitness Reads of the Week: 4/26/2015

I hope you’re enjoying your weekend!

There was a ton of awesome fitness info this week. Time to catch up.

Client Highlight

Mark has been killing it lately. Here he is smashing a new PR deadlift, 365! His long term goal of 405’s right around the corner.

My client Mark smashing a PR on deadlifts tonight @365. #powerlifting #deadlift #strongman #weightlifting #bodybuilding #strong #strength #train #gains #glutes #squat #deadlifts #fitness #fitnessmotivation #bostonsstrongest

A video posted by Adam Pine (@adamnpine) on

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Good Fitness Reads of the Week: 4/19/2015

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