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62 year old Marine planked for over 8 hours straight

This Instagram post is about one amazing Guinness World Record by a 62-year-old man for doing an abdominal plank. He has done the same for 8 hours 15 minutes and 15 seconds and it is definitely a record-breaking feat. The officially announced the same last week and the man is a former Marine and drug enforcement administration officer and he has been training for hours every day to raise awareness regarding mental health issues.

“A lot of peers in my age group . . . they use it as an excuse. ‘Oh, I’m too old,’ ” he told The Post late Monday. “Well, I’m changing all that. I’m in the best shape of my life, and that’s how everybody should feel.” 

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With an insane time of eight hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds, George Hood, 62, broke the Guinness world record for the abdominal plank. The record-breaking feat, which Guinness officially announced last week, caps nearly a decade of planking for the former Marine and Drug Enforcement Administration officer, who trained for hours each day to raise awareness about mental health issues. “A lot of peers in my age group . . . they use it as an excuse. ‘Oh, I’m too old,’ ” he told The Post late Monday. “Well, I’m changing all that. I’m in the best shape of my life, and that’s how everybody should feel.” Canadian Dana Glowacka holds the current record for women, at four hours, 19 minutes, 55 seconds. Read more by clicking the link in our bio.

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