Plank Exercise

Isometric strength exercise

Plank is an exercise performed with just body weight, which focus primaryly on strength. They are also known as table. Exercises mainly 2 muscles: abs and glutes but there are more muscles involved such as trapezius, deltoids, pectorals and quadriceps in a less intense way.



Primary muscles targeted

Secondary muscle groups

  • Trapezius
  • Deltoids
  • Pectorals
  • Quadriceps
Plank muscles heatmap
Figure 1. Heatmap of muscles used in Plank.
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The basic form of the Plank exercise. Description, execution and analysis of muscles used

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