Despite it’s simple appearance, a plank exercise can be is one of the most beneficial movements in your routine.

It’s great for strengthening your core, abs, and back. While strengthening your body, planks can also relieve back pain and improve your posture. Planks are even good for stretching out the muscles around your shoulders. And side planks, shown below, will stretch out your sides.


Side Plank

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