When it comes to everyday tasks, stronger core muscles help you lift heavy items and maintain balance throughout your day. Try this plank challenge with these 4 exercises! 👉
Why train the core?
Your obliques have to work in harmony with all of your abdominal muscles to truly give you a tight tummy and a strong, stable back.
Why train the obliques?
Obliques = Your Side Body! Let's get to work!
ARMY CRAWL + SIDE PLANK OPEN
TARGETS: center abs and obliques To Modify: hold a plank from your knees - still opening up for the side T plank - just from the knees!
2 PLANK JACKS + 2 SPIDERMAN
TARGETS: center abs and obliques! Keep the shoulders stacked over the wrists during this one!
SIDE PLANK CRUNCH
TARGETS: obliques & shoulders! MODIFY: to modify you can drop the bottom knee and crunch the top knee as shown above!
OPPOSITE TOE TAPS
TARGETS: obliques, shoulder & triceps! MODIFY: to modify you can drop the butt to the ground and reach to opposite toes!
1️⃣ Army Crawl + Open Side T Plank 2️⃣ 2 Plank Jacks + 2 Spiderman Knees 3️⃣ Side Plank Crunch 4️⃣ Opposite Toe Taps DO IT: 45 seconds of work/ 15 seconds rest x 3 sets! Screenshot and share with your friends to join in on the fun!