‘The Plank Pose’ is one of the foundational poses, or Asanas, in yoga, it is also known in Sanskrit as Kumbhakasana. The Plank helps to build isometric strength in your core, upper and lower body and is a great full body work out. You also don’t need a lot of room to perform it, so you can easily do it at home or in the mat area of the gym.
The plank is one of the best exercises for increasing your core strength, as well as sculpting your waistline and improving your posture.
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to do the perfect Plank Pose.