Exercise of the week!
Plank position on your forearms , feet shoulder width apart, back straight.
Exhale and lift your body using your arms to a push up position. Inhale and lower your body to plank position.
- Keep your transversus abdominus/core/PH engaged
- Eyes on your fingers
- Shoulders over your elbows
- Avoid dropping your head down
Execute the exercise on toes or knees depending on your strength
4 sets X 8 reps
Abdominals contribute to correct execution of the exercise engaging deeper core muscles. Arm position protects shoulder joint and increases their stability engaging chest muscles.
Dimoutsos Evangelos, Personal Trainer, AthensTrainers® Associate