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Plank with Knee to Elbow

The plank with knee to elbow is a more difficult progression from a standard plank. The exercise targets the core, specifically the obliques, to build strength and increase stability.

Instructions

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    Begin in the top of a pushup position with hands directly beneath your shoulders.
  2. Plank with Knee to Elbow
    Tighten your abs and bring one knee to the outside of the same arm, pausing for a moment before straightening the leg back behind you. Keep the leg elevated and repeat the movement.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Don't lift your hips or let them sag. Instead, maintain a straight line from your head to toes.
  • Squeeze your abs as you bring your knee to your chest.
  • Do not lower the working leg back to the ground until all repetitions are completed.