exercise changes as new studies are done, one thing that remains constant is that planks
are great… but only when you do them properly!
The traditional plank (shown above) targets more than just your
abdominals. It requires contraction of the quads, glutes, shoulders, biceps and
triceps. It is a stabilizing exercise that can lead to improvements in other
3 Common Plank Form Mistakes
Other Plank Variations
Taking Your Plank to the Next Level
Planks can assist in many other areas!
stability provides and increases in your overall stability and balance. Example: if you are
bumped into while walking, having a stronger core can assist you in regaining
your balance faster.
engage your core. Having a stronger core can make it easier to keep proper form
in many activities and can prevent injury to the back.
post by Erin Womboldt.