Plank Position

plank position

Technique

Start laying face down on the ground, places forearms and elbows beside your chest. Lift body up to form a bridge standing on you hands or forearms and toes or knees. Make sure elbows are placed in a straight line beneath your shoulders. Keep back flat and your hips alined with legs and upper body.

Tips

Practice technique in front of a mirror. If your hips peak up, contract your glutes more. Tighten your abs to keep your stomach in position.

Alternatives

Lift one leg or arm to make the exercise more challenging, maintain the position.

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 Position.

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

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