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July 22, 2005

EXERCISE: Plank

This is a great stabilization exercise for the entire body. The primary muscles used are abdominals, transverse abdominus (TVA), erector spinae (lower back muscles), and obliques. To perform this exercise correctly:
1. Start on the stomach side; get on your forearms and toes.
2. Make sure the body is in a straight line
3. Make sure that elbows are lined up underneath the shoulders, and head is in line with the body
4. Make sure to squeeze the glutes, pulling the stomach in tight
5. Normally holding this position for a time (20 sec. up to a minute)


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Posted by Dallas Personal Trainer at July 22, 2005 05:25 PM

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