Quote: "Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die". - Unknown
The Front Plank is an isometric bodyweight exercise used to strengthen the core. Think of the Front Plank as being like a static Push Up. The great thing about this exercise is that you only need your body and a small amount of space to perform this exercise.
Like a lot of bodyweight exercises, the Front Plank can be performed in a variety of ways. If you cannot hold this position on your hands and feet, you can perform this exercise on your knees.
If you want a greater challenge, you can perform the Front Plank with one foot off the ground, you can also get someone to place a weight on your back. Go ahead and Front Plank your way to a stronger core and see improvements in your health and physical performance.
Benefits of the Front Plank
There are many benefits to doing the Front Plank. These are health related benefits and performance related benefits.
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How to do a Front Plank
Front Plank Dos
Front Plank Don’ts