Plank Exercise


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Plank Exercise

Seeking 6 Pack Abs? Add one of the Best Ab Exercises to your Abdominal Workouts and other Weight Training Programs

Welcome to our Plank Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you’ll learn how to do this exercise using the correct technique. Below you’ll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to ge the most out of this and other abs exercises so you can immediately add to your abdominal workouts, fat loss workouts, and other workout routines.

Have you checked out or list of the 6 Best Ab Exercises yet? See if this abs exercise made the list!

Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Plank Exercise
Main Muscle: Abs
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Isometric
Equipment Required: Body Weight Only

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This abs exercise is an isometric exercise. To perform the exercise you’ll simply hold yourself up off of the ground for a period of time while keeping your torso straight. Looks easy huh? Give it a try and then tell us what you think.

In Fat Loss Workouts, this standard Plank and Side Plank can be great exercises to allow you to catch your breath between Weight Training Exercises while continually burning calories and working your ab muscles.

To Perform this Exercise:

Now that you’ve learned the plank exercise, check out all our abs exercises.  Or, view our most popular abs exercises and other related pages below.

Additional Abs Exercises and Variations:

Check out some of our other popular Abs Exercises and Variations:

  • Swiss Ball Jackknife
  • Hip Raises
  • Bicycle Crunch Exercise
  • Side Plank Exercise
  • Oblique Crunches and the Decline Oblique Crunch 
  • Ab Rollout

Related Pages:

Check out these other pages of interest:

  • Our Chosen 6 Best Ab Exercises
  • Fat Loss Workouts and Fat Burning Exercises
  • Tips to Lose Weight
  • Healthy Diet Tips
  • Weight Loss Myths


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