The Plank has been used across the exercise spectrum in various forms. Obvious benefits of practicing planks include strengthening the core and our arms.
Diane from our morning class at the Gleason YMCA sent the following article/slideshow about the benefits of planks.
5 Benefits of Plank Pose
Here is a great article on plank pose from Yoga Journal that includes step by step instructions, video, modifications and more!
Here are similar articles from Yoga Journal:
Side Plank Pose
Enjoy your planks!
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