Plank jump

plank jump

Technique

Lift your body up to plank position standing on your hands and toes. Make sure hands are placed right beneath your shoulders. Keep back flat and your hips alined with legs and upper body. Feet together, bend legs and jump out to a wide stand. Bend legs and jump back in to complete one repetition.

Tips

Practice technique in front of a mirror. Focus on keeping abs tight throughout the movement, tighten extra when landing feet.

Alternatives

Make smaller jumps in the beginning, go wider as your get stronger.

More info

Works mainly the core, rectus abs, glutes, hips and back.

Video

Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to perform Plank jump.

This exercise is 1 of 36 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Trim & Tone.

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