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7 Health Benefits of Plank Exercises (+5 Plank Variations You Should Know) Training

7 Health Benefits of Plank Exercises (+5 Plank Variations You Should Know)

Jun 26 2017

The plank is one of the simplest exercises that you can do - it’s simple in its appearance and the amount of steps involved in doing one. Being simple, though, does not mean that doing a plank is easy.

Getting into plank pose can be easy. Holding a plank can even be easy, for a few seconds, but since the plank is an exercise position that can be held indefinitely, its difficulty can range from easy, short-term planks to excruciating tests of endurance. A heads up: easy, short-term planks aren’t the type that are going to provide you with much strength improvement.