The plank is one of the best (if not ‘the’ best) exercises for strengthening the core area as it works so many muscle groups in the shoulders, abdomen and back. For many people, the plank can be a nemesis, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this post, we have outlined 6 top tips for performing the plank effectively.
TOP TIPS FOR PERFORMING THE PLANK EFFECTIVELY
- Do it every day
- Turn your stopwatch over
- Read a book or a magazine while doing it
- Countdown backwards
- Do it until it hurts and then hold it for 30 seconds
- Form is the key