It’s hard to believe that this one core exercise, the plank, can provide such a great workout, and target so many muscle groups, but it can. It even looks easy, until you get on the ground and do one.
Planks work your glutes and hamstrings, supports proper posture, improve balance, and flexibility.
If you are a runner, having a strong core will help with reduced injures, prevent wasted energy, and improve your stride.
With exercise, sometimes the simplest of movements result in the greatest benefits to your fitness.
Here are 8 plank variations, are you ready?
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