Plankmight seem like a relatively simple exercise that’s easy to dosince you don’t need any equipment and you can do it pretty muchanywhere. When done correctly it’s not only a great workout foryour abs but also a full-body experience that activates every musclein your body. You’ll be surprised at how many people don’t knowhow to do the plank correctly. If your form is not correct when doingthe plank you simply won’t reap the benefits of this exercise. Sohere are a few things you should keep in mind the next time you’redoing the plank.
1. Where To Start
It’s best to start out on all fours, with your hands planted on the floor slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. It’s similar to the position you assume when doing push-ups. Your back should be perfectly straight, no bowing or arching involved. Then just move your legs back one at a time from the kneeling position to standing on your toes. Plant your toes firmly into the ground.
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