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Front Plank


Picture of how to do the front plank exercise

  1. Get down on your knees and elbows.
  2. Now straighten your legs, one at a time, so that you are supporting your body on your elbows and toes.
  3. Hold for 6 seconds. Over time, build up to 30 seconds.
  4. Rest for 10 seconds.
  5. Repeat 3 to 5 times.
ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJoan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Last RevisedFebruary 15, 2012

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