Perform Proper Planks - Nail It Like A Pro, How To Do The Perfect Plank

by Andrew Schachter January 14, 2019 1 min read

Perform Proper Planks - Nail It Like A Pro, How To Do The Perfect Plank

You probably think like most people that crunches are the best at creating those 6-pack abs your looking for but they are not the only effective way. A great way to impact your abs is with planks. Planks build muscle, strengthen core & stability. Planks build up more than just abs. Planks impact the back, chest, shoulders and neck. The concentrated effort on those combinations of muscle groups improves posture and increases flexibility as well.
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Planks offer a variety of modifications, side planks, planks with arm & leg extensions, weighted planks, knee touches, high planks and low planks.
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Here's a few tips to help you get the most out of them.
👩‍🏫Tip 1: Spare yourself unnecessary spinal compression by preventing your head and belly from sagging to the floor.
👩‍🏫Tip 2: Tighten your core and shoulder girdle so that you are one straight line from the top of your skull to your ankles.

 

Looking for a specific tip? Email social@bodyhealth.com for a feature.

Andrew Schachter
Andrew Schachter

Andrew Schachter is the Director of eCommerce & Social Media at BodyHealth. Andrew is an avid cyclist, 24 year veteran of eCommerce and is eager to engage with you on any of our Social Media channels. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Central Florida (Go Knights!) and has a degree in communication with concentrations in digital media and marketing. Also a certified Life Coach, he brings decades of experience in health, wellness and nutrition to BodyHealth.



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