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Get More From Your Planks by Focusing on Breathing Instead of the Stopwatch

The Plank has stood the test of time. Through all the cool-looking exercises and advanced training methods out there, the simple Plank still often ...

5 Core Exercises Young Athletes Should Be Using Instead of Sit-Ups

This much I know—core exercises for youth athletes are butchered all the time. Whether this is because trainers are not teaching them well enough...

Here's a 4-Week Strength Training Program Designed for Pre-Teen Athletes

When working with and designing a strength program for youth athletes (ages 13 and under), the goal is to keep it as simple and appropriate as possibl...

Why Full-Body Movements Are Your Key to Getting in Better Shape Fast

Finding time to train can be a challenge. During the school year, academics, sports practices, games and family commitments can sometimes superse...

Why Should Athletes Perform Planks?

Planks are one of the most popular exercises in the world. They're also some of the simplest exercises you'll ever see. True to their name, basic P...

Latest Videos in Plank

The Reverse Plank: The Best Core Exercise You Aren't Doing

The Reverse Plank is a challenging variation that targets your posterior core muscles.

Adrian Gonzalez Rope Plank

Adrian Gonzalez, MLB All-Star 1B, performs the Rope Plank, an exercise that improves his core and grip strength—both essential for batting power.

Brandon Jennings BOSU Plank

NBA point guard Brandon Jennings performs the BOSU Plank to build up strength and core balance, with coaching by Nate Costa at the Under Armour campus in Baltimore.

UNC Men's Soccer Side Bridge With Rotation

Greg Gatz, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of North Carolina, explains how to perform the Side Bridge With Rotation exercise and how it benefits the Tar Heel soccer team by strengthening their core.

Willis McGahee Plank

Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee performs a Plank with coaching from University of Miami strength and conditioning coach Victor Ishmael.