The plank is one of the most popular exercises, surpassing sit-ups and crunches for effective core work.
Planks are thought of as ergonomic, meaning they’re done without going against the natural curves of your body. Planks can be difficult at first, but once you’ve mastered the basic one, it’s time to challenge yourself with variations that target additional muscles.
Popular Plank Variations
- Plank with leg raises
- Side plank
- Side plank with leg raises
- Planks with a stability ball
- Planks with knee tucks
Here are two plank exercises, each with