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Plank Power! Supercharge Your Core with These Variations

Mar 28, 2024

Plank It Out For A Strong Core!

Plank it out for a rock-solid core! The plank is a fantastic bodyweight exercise that strengthens your core, back, shoulders, and even your legs. The best part? You don’t need any equipment to reap the benefits. This post will guide you through different plank variations, from beginner-friendly to advanced, so you can find the perfect challenge for your fitness level.

Plank Powerhouse:

There’s a reason planks are a fitness staple. They engage multiple muscle groups at once, improving your core stability, posture, and balance. Whether you’re a seasoned gym-goer or just starting your fitness journey, planks offer a versatile exercise option.

Plank Your Way to Progress:

We’ll start with some foundational modifications to ease you in. The modified plank (knees down) is a great starting point, or if you have wrist concerns, try the wrist-friendly option on your forearms. As you gain strength, progress to a standard plank on your hands, or the wrist-friendly option on your forearms if needed.

Feeling strong? Take it up a notch with dynamic variations! The walking plank challenges your core and coordination as you alternate moving your hand and foot positions. If you’re a beginner, try the knees-down modified version of the walking plank.

Ready for an extra core burn? Unlike the standard plank, the extended plank involves pushing your arms forward beyond your shoulders, creating a much tougher challenge for your core stability. Of course, the wrist-friendly option on your forearms is still available for those with wrist concerns.

Finally, the two-point plank ups the ante by raising one arm off the ground. Feeling fancy? Try the wrist-friendly option on your forearms here too!

No matter your fitness level, there’s a plank variation out there for you. So get down on the ground and start planking your way to a stronger core!

This is not medical advice. If you have undiagnosed pain or are new to exercise, always consult a healthcare professional before starting this or any new program.

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