World record abdominal plank attempt at London Met

PUBLISHED: 13:09 10 October 2011

More than 120 hold the abdominal plank for world record attempt

More than 120 hold the abdominal plank for world record attempt

Dieter Perry

More than 120 people took part in a gruelling fitness exercise in a bid to set a world record.

Students and staff were involved in the event at London Metropolitan University’s science centre in Hornsey Road, Holloway, on Friday.

A total of 122 held an abdominal plank for a minute. It involves keeping your body in the push up position. Organisers are now waiting to hear if they have created a new Guinness World Record for the most people in an abdominal plank at the same time.

Kevin Campbell-Karn, senior lecturer in sports science and therapy, said: “There was an amazing buzz in the hall. You could feel the excitement in the air.” .”physiotherapist David Wales attended.

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