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Planks strengthen your core, upper and lower body

image: © Frank Herzog / Fotolia

image: © Frank Herzog / Fotolia

How to do Planks properly

Planks are one of the popular exercises in isometric training. While doing planks you contract your muscles against some stationary resistance.

This exercise is common in regeneration or recovery process which helps to prevent injuries. Abdominal muscles, shoulder muscles, back muscles, glutes and leg muscles are the major muscles worked while doing planks.

Many people think that it’s easy to do and it’s a pure waste of time. If you follow the right techniques it won’t be that much easy to do and the end result is a toned and perfect body.

Proper technique:

– Lie on your knees and forearms while facing down the floor. This is the starting position.

– Now push yourself up so that you are resting on your elbows and toes.

– Do not lean inward or outward your body.

– Make sure that… Continue reading