Step up your core workout by doing the Straight Arm Plank!
Strengthen your core and target all your muscle groups in one move! This challenging ab exercises works your rectus abdominis, otherwise known as your six-pack abs muscles. If you want a tight and toned midsection, you should definitely do this workout regularly!
The Straight Arm plank is a great ab exercise that also works your arms, buttocks and hamstrings. It improves your balance and supports proper posture. It’s also common exercise pose done in yoga routines. Tip: The more you do it, the longer you can hold the pose. It can be hard to maintain your balance the first time, but constant practice will strengthen your abs and help you do it longer.
To learn how to do it correctly, just follow these steps.
How to Do the Straight Arm Plank
- To do a Straight Arm Plank, place your hands on the floor like you’re about to do push ups.
- Keep your legs together with your toes planted on the floor.
- Straighten your arms and back and avoid bending your hips. Your head should be in line with your back. Remember to engage your butt muscles and abs.
- Hold this position for up to 10 to 15 seconds or for as long as you can while maintaining a straight posture.
Challenge yourself and try this workout today!