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Activity: Plank: prone

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Summary:

A basic isometric stability exercise focused on spinal and scapular control. This exercises may not be appropriate for those with specific shoulder weakness or problems.

Description:

Mastery of an effective plank provides a foundation for more challenging core exercises.

  • start in a push-up position but resting on bent elbows instead.
  • 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).
  • hold position for designated time, and always breathe normally.

Tags: plank, isometric, spinal, stability, scapular