Front Plank

  • force push
  • level beginner
  • category core
  • movement isolated

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Instructions

  • Lie prone on mat, then place forearms on mat with elbows directly under shoulders.
  • With feet together, lift your hips off of the mat by contracting abdominal muscles so that body is in straight line from head to toes.

Tips and Tricks

Hips should not sag

Can be performed in pushup stance with arms straight and palms in contact with the mat

To make it harder, add a small weight at the hips or low back

To make it harder, lift one foot off the ground while performing the exercise

Muscles Used
legend Target muscle Synergist muscles Stabilizer muscles
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Equipment