Plank progressions 2.0 Advanced
- This video is focusing on the very versatile and modifiable core exercise known as a plank
- The plank exercise helps you to strengthen both your back and your abdominal muscles at the same time. This helps to create muscular balance and can improve posture.
- Remember to take your time getting up or down off the ground. When performing your plank remember to keep breathing.
- The only equipment you need is your own body weight and maybe a mat or towel for your elbows or hand to rest on.
- Planks 2.0 takes our original Plank progression video one step further providing a larger variety of advanced plank options
- Let’s try…
Plank progressions highlighted in this video
- The Superman Plank
- The High to Low Plank
- The Spider or “Spiderman” Plank:
- The Reverse Plank
- The Side Plank Star
- The Side Plank Crunch
- The Push up to Side Plank
- The Plank Leg Cross
- The Plank with Toe Tap
- The Modified Mountain climber (hip flex)
- The Bear Plank
- The Inchworm Plank
- The Plank with Row
- The Walking Plank
- The Travelling Plank with Push up
- The Side Plank with Rotation
The plank exercise helps you to strengthen both your back and your abdominal muscles at the same time. This helps to create muscular balance and can improve posture.
Advanced resistance training disclaimer
- This is an unsupervised online exercise video. We advise all participants to review their current exercise/fitness level to determine if this session is appropriate for you.
- If high intensity exercise is new to you please discuss with your physician, prior to participating.
- Do not start an exercise session if you are feeling unwell and discontinue exercise if symptoms arise. Symptoms may include but are not limited to; shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, light-headiness. If you develop worsening symptoms that are not relived by rest – seek medical attention.
- Remember you are in control of your own workout. Exercise at your own level/pace.
- Please complete a 3-5 minutes warm up prior to starting this exercise routine.
Want more information?
- Speak to an Exercise Therapist.
- Check out some of our other Core focused exercise demonstrations: