Elbow plank

The elbow plank is a popular isometric abdominal exercise. It is common in all types of exercise programs, as well as in group fitness and yoga classes. It targets the muscles of the core, the deep core or transversus abdominis in particular. It is also often prescribed for time to help back pain or to teach proper bracing.

Benefits

  1. Forces the core to stabilize in space when performed correctly
  2. Requires no equipment
  3. Excellent diagnostic tool for trainers to show compensation or core weakness
  4. To progress, lift an arm or leg, or place a weight plate on the upper back
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