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Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals Equipment: Body Only Mechanics Type: Isolation Level: Beginner Sport: NoForce: Static
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Plank Guide

Main Muscle: Abdominals

  1. Get into a prone position on the floor, supporting your weight on your toes and your forearms. Your arms are bent and directly below the shoulder.
  2. Keep your body straight at all times, and hold this position as long as possible. To increase difficulty, an arm or leg can be raised.

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Jun 11, 2016 6:08 PM: Great for Abdominals', shoulders', and glutes' endurance!

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May 8, 2016 7:39 AM: You can add weights on the glutes for higher intensity and then go for 1min x 3 reps.

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Jan 30, 2016 3:06 AM: To make this a bit harder and feel contraction on Abs, hold breath as long as possible in the position then after take breathe in the position

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Nov 30, 2015 6:13 PM: my favourite core exercise

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Nov 28, 2015 2:34 AM: I tend to do these as a high intensity routine, if that is at all possible? 30 seconds in the active plank position and 15 seconds rest. Repeat 10 times and that is a set. Does anyone have any thoughts as to that being worthwhile or otherwise?

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Nov 20, 2015 12:15 AM: You can add the following exercises ? PLANK STEP-UP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EePC0_n6J4 and SHOULDER TAPS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztpXZm7Dv80

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May 13, 2015 11:33 PM: Great exercise for abs.. Your abs will shiver ... Can soon see d change when its taken as a challenge ...

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Mar 25, 2015 8:31 PM: These are pretty intense without putting undue strain on your spine.

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Mar 1, 2015 12:53 AM: Should I start my Abs Day, or finish, with Planks?

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