Add a little UMPF to your planking!

While holding regular plank try the following:  

Add in knee raise:  hold plank from hands, move right knee to supporting left hand, then move left knee to supporting right hand.  

Add in arm raise:  hold plank from hands, raise right arm and hold it for five seconds, repeat on the left side.

Add in leg raise:  hold plank from hands, raise right leg and hold it for five seconds, repeat on the left side.

Add in arm/leg raise:  hold plank from hands, raise right arm/left leg and hold them for five seconds, repeat on opposite side.

DO TEN REPS ON EACH SIDE FOR TWO SETS.  MAKE SURE OF THE FOLLOWING:  

YOUR LOWER BACK STAYS COMPLETELY STILL DURING THESE EXERCISES, YOUR NECK IS NEUTRAL(LOOK DOWN DURING ACTIVITY),  HIPS ARE PARALLEL TO GROUND, AND SHOULDERS ARE BROUGHT AWAY FROM YOUR EARS(PULLED DOWN BACK)

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2 Responses to Stability Challenge of the Week 4/14/14

  1. sarah says:

    this is awesome!!!

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