Planks for Beginners: How to do a plank
This short video (3:26) offers a great introduction to planks for beginners. The presenter shows you a very basic position and then 2 alternatives so you can make it more challenging as your strength improves. Excellent form and proper alignment are emphasized so you get the most of each plank position without the risk of pain or injury.
Planking for just one minute a day can boost your core strength, help improve your posture and make everyday tasks easier.
All athletes will benefit from a strong core but, for rowers, it’s the key to power and form.
30 Day Challenge: Add planks to your daily routine for the next 30 days and see what a difference a minute-a-day can make!