Keep your mind on Pilates. Keep your body toned…and try …plank on the fitball

Exercise of the week!We all know the benefits of doing  plank exercise.

The difficulty increases by performing the exercise at an unstable surface such as the fitball.

Beware of the correct posture.

Starting Position: knees on the floor, forearms on the fitball, palms joined together.

Inhale and extend  one leg, exhale and extend the other one.

Hold this pose for 20-30 sec, rest and repeat 2-3 times.


  • Breathe normally
  • Belly button towards the spine (PH in and up)
  • Keep the elbows under your shoulders
  • Push your tailbone down
  • Keep the legs engaged and  extended without bending the knees
  • Keep the head aligned with your spine

Christina Nikolia, Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, AthensTrainers® Associate