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Exercise Categories: Beginner Bodyweight Abs Lower Back Core Strength
Modified Plank Exercise

Modified Plank

Starting Position Begin this exercise by lying on your stomach with your forearms on the floor pointing straight forward, your feet together and your spine in a neutral position. Your feet should be touching or no more than an inch apart.

Action Lift your body up on your forearms and toes, keeping your body as straight as possible. Maintain this position for as long as possible and challenge yourself to longer periods in the plank position. Try to hold the position for 60 seconds in the beginning, working your way up in 30 second jumps until you can hold the position for 3 minutes or longer.

Special Instructions Donít let your hips/knees drop, your butt raise, or shift weight to one forearm.

Muscles Worked: Abs