Plank Perfection: Core Strengthening Workout with Dynamic Variations

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This workout is centered around the plank, an isometric core strength exercise that targets your entire abdominal region, providing stability and fostering muscle endurance. You'll begin with the classic Front Plank, holding the position for 30 seconds across three sets. This foundational move encourages proper posture and core stabilization.

Next, you'll transition to the Front Plank with a Twist. This dynamic variation involves rotating your torso and engaging your obliques, challenging your muscles in new ways. Perform 10 reps per set, focusing on controlled movements.

Continue to intensify the routine with the Hip Roll Plank, which adds a lateral movement to the plank position, working on your side abs and deeper core muscles. Like the previous exercises, aim for 10 reps for each of the three sets. Finally, the Leg Extension Plank introduces a leg lift to the static hold, increasing the difficulty and engaging your lower back and glute muscles alongside your core.

Remember to maintain proper form throughout the workout, keeping your body in a straight line from head to heels, and breathing steadily. Rest as needed, but challenge yourself to minimize downtime between exercises. This comprehensive core circuit not only builds strength but also improves overall body control and balance.

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  • #Exercise / Sets
    1Front Plank3 sets • :30, :30 and :30.
    Front Plank
    2Front Plank with a Twist3 sets • 10 reps
    Front Plank with a Twist
    3Hip Roll Plank3 sets • 10 reps
    Hip Roll Plank
    4Leg Extension Plank3 sets • 10 reps
    Leg Extension Plank
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