a.k.a. Prone Iso Abs

Differentiation: Mechanics

This is a basic variation of a Plank. For this exercise you simply place your body in a bridged position and hold still for a period of time. This position targets your entire core.

Starting Position

To get into starting position, do this...

1) Locate an area of the gym with ample floor space to perform the exercise.
2) Position your body on the floor in pushup position.
3) Your toes should be bent to keep your legs off the floor.
4) Raise your torso - so that your forearms are supporting your body.
5) Your arms should be bent at a 90-degree angle

Main Mechanics

Once in starting position, do this...

1) This is the starting position.
2) Keeping your body straight, hold this position as long as possible.
3) Rest, then do another rep.

Proper Form

Pay special attention to following proper form by...

Keep your entire body rigid to properly strengthen your core.
Your elbows should be directly below your shoulders.

Gear Advice

To perform this exercise, it is best to use an exercise mat. If you want to perform this exercise at home, or you do not want to use the dirty pads at your gym, we have listed a link below to Valeo brand Exercise Mat - which you can order from Amazon dot com.

Gear You'll Need

Brand Product Price
Valeo Exercise Mat $17.51


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