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Benefits Of Plank Exercise To Your Health



Have you heard about planks? No, we aren’t talking about planks of wood but rather planks, which are a basic bodyweight exercise that you perform to strengthen and tone the core and abdominal muscles. It has a number of health benefits for your body. Let us discuss them below:

  1. Core Strength

It helps in building core stabilizer muscles, and tones, and strengthening the abs and obliques. If you want to check someone’s core strength let him perform planks and how long they manage it.

  1. Corrects Posture

Poor posture can lead to a number of problems like headaches, neck issues, back issues, loss of height, and many more. But planks help you in fixing and straightening out your posture. Proper posture helps you in lowering the risk of skeletal injuries and strengthens the bones preventing the development of diseases like arthritis.

  1. Reduces Back Pain 

Performing planks help in strengthening the back, reducing back pain and back issues, and is a perfect way to treat and manage back pain without relying on painkillers.

  1. Improves metabolism

Planking burns more calories than any other core exercise. You will be able to burn calories more effectively and be less at risk of gaining extra weight.

  1. Improves balance

Planks are great because they can help you to balance much easier and become lighter and more agile on your feet.