Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013
According to most fitness experts, the plank is one of the best bodyweight ab exercises to strengthen the abs and improve core endurance. But for many people, the plank exercise is really tough. But that doesn’t mean the plank exercise should be abandoned. According to Mike Whitfield, a bodyweight expert in Atlanta, GA, the plank can be tweaked for a beginner that just started out with a bodyweight training program and still get the benefits of a stronger and more stable core.
“The modified plank is a great way to get started to using planks with a bodyweight conditioning program. The modified plan is when the plank is performed but in the kneeling position rather than up on the toes. When anyone performs this modified version, they will still get the core endurance benefits as long as they brace the abs and focus on the core during the static hold. This is the perfect core endurance exercise that uses only bodyweight to start building a healthier low back and stronger abs. As the modified plank gets easier, the regular plank can then be used to continue to challenge the abs and improve core stability, strength and endurance. We got some amazing feedback on our other bodyweight ab exercises but some of that feedback was requests for beginner bodyweight ab exercises. I knew that the modified plank would be helpful to some of our beginner readers so we released a how-to video on exactly how to perform this beginner bodyweight ab exercise. We are constantly trying to educate our readers to on how to improve their bodyweight workouts with these informative videos."
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