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Front Plank

Picture of how to do the front plank exercise
  • Get down on your knees and elbows.
  • Now straighten your legs, one at a time, so that you are supporting your body on your elbows and toes.
  • Hold for 6 seconds. Over time, build up to 30 seconds.
  • Rest for 10 seconds.
  • Repeat 3 to 5 times.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

Current as ofNovember 29, 2017

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