Elbows to hands plank

Exercise of the week!

Starting position

Plank position on your forearms, feet hip width apart



Inhale and push yourself into a pushup position, using one palm at a time. Arms fully extended, shoulders over the palms. Exhale and return to starting position.



  • Belly button towards the spine to avoid lordosis
  • Control the move of your pelvis
  • Legs are extended and engaged

2set x 8 reps starting from the right hand. Repeat on the other side

This exercise strengthens abdominals, shoulders, chest and triceps.

Sofia Papageorga, Yoga &  Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, AthensTrainers® Associate