-Plank exercises helps your build a stronger core.
-It can help you with your posture
-It is a great complementary exercise along with other flexion and extension movements
-Its super-safe as it requires no extension/flexion so it doesn’t put any stress on your lower back
-You need any equipment to perform plank
Its mandatory to ensure good form.
The alignment of plank is of prime importance.
For example, in the pic below notice the alignment.
Most people distort their neck position which disrupts the entire balance.
There are many plank variations one can do.
Beginners can start with a Knee Plank and then move unto a standard plank and then onto advanced versions of plank like
Plank Ups & Down
In the video below, I have given 11 Plank variations that will challenge your core like anything.
I highly recommend to do your Plank exercises on off days or After your workouts, as they tire the core easily.
You don’t want to squat with a tired core do you?
Enjoy the video and let me know if you have any comments.