Plank

Instructions

  • Stand on your elbows and feet.
  • Brace your abs, and try to form and hold a straight line from your head to feet.

Commentary

The plank is a body weight exercise to strengthen your abdominals. The exercise can be made more challenging by placing your hands or feet on an unstable surface (such as a bosu ball, balance board, or in suspended rings), or by placing a weight on your back.

Muscles Worked

Primary

  • Abs

Secondary

  • Obliques

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