Modified Plank

Calisthenics / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

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How to do Modified Plank:

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modified plank is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back and glutes ...more

modified plank is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back and glutes.

The only modified plank equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different modified plank variations that you can try out that may require different types of modified plank equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper modified plank form is easy with the step by step modified plank instructions, modified plank tips, and the instructional modified plank technique video on this page. modified plank is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the modified plank video, learn how to do the modified plank, and then be sure and browse through the modified plank workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Take deep breaths throughout holding yourself up. However, keep abs braced as well.
  2. Hips cannot sag. Back should be straight the whole time.
  3. Perform on an exercise mat to avoid any unnecessary discomfort on your forearms and knees.

Variations

  1. Perform a standard plank by resting weight on hands and feet with arms and legs straight.
  2. Have a partner place a weighted plate on your lower back.

Other Names

  • Kneeling Plank

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Take deep breaths throughout holding yourself up. However, keep abs braced as well.
  2. Hips cannot sag. Back should be straight the whole time.
  3. Perform on an exercise mat to avoid any unnecessary discomfort on your forearms and knees.

Variations

  1. Perform a standard plank by resting weight on hands and feet with arms and legs straight.
  2. Have a partner place a weighted plate on your lower back.

Other Names

  • Kneeling Plank

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation