How to do an Elbow Plank: Step-By-Step & Video
Elbow Plank, just your basic plank but far form basic. This exercise works your entire body with a heavy focus on your core. The muscles that the Elbow Plank strengthens are: your spin, traps, abdominal muscles, legs, shoulders, pelvic girdle, and improves your overall posture.
Elbow Plank Modifications
Based on your Fitness Level
- Beginner: On your knees
- Intermediate: On your elbows
- Expert: On your elbows with a fitness band around your lower thighs.
Step-By-Step Instructions to Complete an Elbow Plank:
- Assume the pushup position but bend your arms at your elbows so your weight rests on your forearms.
- Tighten your abs, clench your glutes and keep your body straight from your head to your heels. Be sure your butt is not raised in the air.
Hold the Elbow Plank for time.
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