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Activity: High plank: knee-drive

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Summary:

An advanced plank exercise also incorporating hip extensor and flexor control. This exercises may not be appropriate for those with specific shoulder weakness or problems.

Description:

NOTE: A basic plank exercise needs to be mastered before this exercise can be considered.

  • start in a push-up position, hands approximately shoulder-width, elbows straight
  • maintain a neutral spine position, keep the hips in line with the spine and lower extremties as well
  • maintain proper scapular position and control (ie: keep scapulae resting snug agianst ribcage).
  • maintaining the neutral spine and pelvis position, bring one knee towards the chest by flexing the hip and knee, moving in a controlled manner
  • return to the leg to the start position
  • alternate sides, and repeat as instructed

Tags: plank, advanced, hip flexion, extension, spinal stability, scapular, core, multifidii, transversus, hip flexor, iliopsoas, multifidus, erector spinae