A beautiful, firm and sculpted body – you can make this dream come true, you just need a little self-denial and the right exercises. The so-called plank, one of the most frequently recommended exercises, can help. Find out why!
Plank is one of the most frequently promoted exercises among people who want to quickly and easily achieve a beautiful and shapely body. No wonder – thanks to the fact that it involves all the muscles of our body, it strengthens and slenderizes them perfectly. And you don’t need any special equipment to do it. In fact, all you need is a piece of floor!
Doing the so-called plank is very simple, and yet, contrary to appearances, demanding. Therefore, it brings surprisingly good results. While browsing internet forums, you will probably come across statements of people who can perform this exercise for hours, but be prepared to count your time in seconds at the beginning.
It is important to do this exercise correctly. It is important to do it correctly, so prepare a suitable place where you will not be disturbed. Specialists advise against doing the plank on a carpet, because it is not very comfortable. You should kneel down, rest your whole body on your forearms. Then lift your knees and hips so that they are level with the rest of your body. A common mistake is to lift your bottom too high. Try to distribute all the weight evenly. The arms should be bent at a 90-degree angle at all times. It is a good idea to do the plank in front of a mirror so that you can check whether the posture is correct
Do the plank for as long as you can. This time will probably increase with each passing day. After a month of regular exercises, you should already notice the first effects.