Get fit for summer with Alan Obst! Part 3

Alan shows us the plank exercise and how to progress to harder versions.

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Muscles used in plank

Here are the muscles used.

The highlighted muscles include the anterior deltoid, abdominals (particularly deep core and with the advanced plank there is also activity in the obliques and rectus abdominus), hip flexors, quadriceps, and tibialis anterior.

There is also activity in the triceps and sometimes biceps, middle and lower trapezius, spinal extensors and calf muscles.

Plank - Muscles used

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