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Planking: 11 examples of a bizarre pastime

By: Shea Gunther on Oct. 11, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
a man planking on top of two pointy peaks


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Painful, pointy planking

This instance of planking looks both painful AND dangerous. I can't imagine the planker held this pose for very long, but in planking all you need to do is hold it long enough for a photo. This makes me want to go for a hike in the Austrian mountains.