Planks

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Planks

Exercise Description

Main Target Muscles

Core

Secondary Target Muscles

Lower Back

Workout Type

Strength

Gym Gear

Bodyweight

Fitness Level

Beginner

Compound/Isolated 

Isolated

Power Move 

Static

Target Muscle: Core

Simple Plank Overview

Plank is one of the most notable exercises that is a staple part of every exercise routine. It is an amazing way to perfect your posture, enhance balance, body alignment, build core strength, and improve overall health. 

There are several variations to the exercise that you can try to increase the intensity and add more challenge to your workout such as:

How to Do It

  1. Get down on your all fours and extend your legs backward.
  2. Kick your body up on your toes. Now your body weight is shifted on your forearms and toes.
  3. Make sure your elbows are placed directly under your shoulders. 
  4. You can interlace your fingers or keep your palms facing down on the ground. 
  5. Keep facing forward and hold the position for 30 seconds to 1 minute. 
  6. Repeat for the desired number of reps. 

Simple Plank Tips

  1. Make sure your elbows are under your shoulders. 
  2. Do not sag your hips or hike them in the air. Ensure your body to be in a straight line from your head to your toes. 
  3. Keep your core embraced throughout the exercise. 
  4. Do not let your back round up.

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