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Essential Plank Workout #TheFitHappyMinute

from myfitnesspal blog

The plank is the gold standard strength move for the core, and the core is the foundation for all movement, spinal stability, and athleticism. With that being said, it’s safe to say planks should be a vital part of your workout routine.

Below is a workout that includes several plank variations to target your entire core, plus instructions on the proper form for each exercise. This workout evolves from a standard plank on the ground to crawling and walking upright with a stiff and strong core. As you do any of these exercises, come back to your same plank questions: Is my body in straight alignment? Am I actively contracting my muscles as I move in various positions?

Not sure how to plank correctly? Never done a plank? Want to get better at planks? We’ve got you covered! Read on.

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