Monthly Fitness Challenge – 28 Day Plank Challenge

The forearm plank is one of the best positions to tighten and tone not only your abdominal muscles, but many large muscles throughout your whole body.  This month’s Fitness Challenge is a 28 day plank challenge with three levels of intensity
  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced
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Actively engages
  • Core
  • Chest
  • Back
  • Shoulders
  • Glutes
  • Thighs

Proper Plank Position

  • Start in push up position with forearms on ground instead of hands
  • Squeeze glutes and tighten abdominals
  • Don’t let hips sag down to ground
  • Look down ground and keep a neutral neck and spine
  • Create a straight, strong line from head to toes
  • Hold position
Tips
  • Keep abdominal muscles engaged 
  • Remember to breath – take slow inhalations and exhale steadily
  • Avoid letting your hips or buttock rise up by tilting your pelvis towards the floor
  • Forearms should be shoulder-width apart – elbows directly under shoulders
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