From watching other people do it, you would think doing planks is easy. Don’t be fooled, though. While it may look simple, the plank is actually one of the most difficult bodyweight exercises there is. But at the same time, it is one of the most effective and advantageous workouts you can do.
An exercise that calls for a little time investment, the plank offers substantial results and benefits in a short span of time. It can strengthen your core muscles along with your calves, thighs and arms while also supporting your spine.
What exactly happens to your body when you do planks on a daily basis?
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