Anybody can do what I do

On February 15, George Hood, a 62-year-old former Marine, held a plank for 8 hours, 15 minutes, and 15 seconds, which Guinness World Records confirmed as the new record.

If there’s a lesson to be learned from this, Hood said it’s this:

“Anybody can do what I do.”

“Everybody has to start somewhere,” Hood said. “Every tree that’s planted has roots. Once that tree is planted, and those roots start to grow, whether it be 30 seconds or a minute or 5 minutes, or an hour (of holding a plank), you start repeating the process and taking care of your tree. It will grow, and you will improve, and you will actually get better.”

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