• Tue. May 30th, 2023

Czech man holds plank position for more than 9 hours, breaks Guinness Planet Record


May 27, 2023

If you have ever held a plank, you’d know that holding one particular for even a minutes can be deemed a minor achievement. Now think about holding one particular for nine excruciating hours.
A Czech man broke the globe record for holding a plank for nine hours straight. 

Josef Šálek from Czech Republic, broke the Guinness Planet 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 Planet Records web page. He undertook the feat for the duration of the AVATAR festival at the Park Hotel in Pilsen, Czech Republic, on May well 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, greater identified as Joska, is a therapist, lecturer and individual 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 specific life-altering moment brought me to this transformation, so the issue I want to give to the globe is that no matter your age, you can just make adjustments to really feel happier, far more essential, and healthier,” he mentioned. 

This, he added, was the pretty message that he wanted to spread by breaking the record.

“I am a pleased particular person nowadays. I am grateful for what I skilled and managed, since nowadays it can inspire numerous to the truth that it is doable to overcome any unpleasant circumstance and push the physical and mental boundaries beyond the horizons of our imagination,” he added.