6 Unexpected Benefits of Doing Planks (Beyond Building Core Strength), According to Personal Trainers - Deepstash
Planks strengthen the entire body

Many people dread doing planks because they feel like time goes by too slow whenever they're doing planks however doing planks targets multiple muscles at once.

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6 Unexpected Benefits of Doing Planks (Beyond Building Core Strength), According to Personal Trainers

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Planks improve posture

If you sit all day, doing the planks will benefit you well. Doing the planks promote good posture by making sure your core muscles support your spine well and keep your body upright.

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Planks help reduce back pain

Aside from strengthening the core and posture-improving effects of the planks, it also helps reduce back pain. Planks provide relief by increasing our awareness of spinal alignment and posture, mea...

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Planks help in injury prevention

Having good posture helps us keep safe because we are properly distributing our weight during planks. Moreover, by doing the planks more often or at least practicing it consistenly helps us avoid d...

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Planks enhance our balance

When we do the planks we're forced to keep our weight balanced all over our body to prevent injury, but we use our toes and arms to hold up our weight. The benefit of doing planks is that it can be...

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Planks can increase flexibility

The classic plank actually lengthens and stretches our hamstrings, even though it doesn't feel like a typical stretch.

Planks also stretches the arches and balls our our feet that furthers ...

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