The plank is a static, isometric exercise that requires the abdominals to stop movement while also supporting the spine. It’s a far more functional exercise than crunches, plus planks are generally safer for the lower back. But most important, they work: A 2011 study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise showed that elbow planks were more than twice as effective at core and spine activation than traditional crunches.
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