Picture of how to do the front plank exercise

  1. Get down on your knees and elbows.
  2. Now straighten your legs, one at a time, so that you are supporting your body on your elbows and toes.
  3. Hold for 6 seconds. Over time, build up to 30 seconds.
  4. Rest for 10 seconds.
  5. Repeat 3 to 5 times.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

Current as ofJune 4, 2014

Current as of: June 4, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy