If you have ever held a plank, you’d know that holding one particular for even a minutes can be regarded as a minor achievement. Now envision holding one particular for nine excruciating hours.
A Czech man broke the planet record for holding a plank for nine hours straight.
Josef Šálek from Czech Republic, broke the Guinness Globe Record for longest time in an abdominal plank position (male). Šálek held the position for nine hours, 38 minutes, and 47 seconds, as per the Guinness Globe Records web page. He undertook the feat for the duration of the AVATAR festival at the Park Hotel in Pilsen, Czech Republic, on Could 20 in front of a sea of cheering festival goers.
Daniel Scali from Australia held the record previously, clocking nine hours, 30 minutes, and one particular second.
Šálek, improved identified as Joska, is a therapist, lecturer and private improvement coach, the web page states.
Šálek’s is a story of grit and determination. He revealed that 5 years ago he was 15 kilos overweight and was fond of alcohol and cigarettes.
“But a particular life-altering moment brought me to this transformation, so the issue I want to give to the planet is that no matter your age, you can just make modifications to really feel happier, extra important, and healthier,” he stated.
This, he added, was the pretty message that he wanted to spread by breaking the record.
“I am a content particular person these days. I am grateful for what I skilled and managed, for the reason that these days it can inspire lots of to the reality that it is achievable to overcome any unpleasant circumstance and push the physical and mental boundaries beyond the horizons of our imagination,” he added.