I'm a Trainer, and This Is My Favorite Exercise For Strength Training and Weight Loss
People are always looking for the most effective exercises they can do to tone their body, trim inches, get stronger, and lose weight. I'm a personal trainer, and through the years, I've found time and time again that planks help people accomplish all of these goals, as long as they're performed correctly and using a variety of hand and foot positions. The good news about planks is you don't need any equipment, but if you do wish to use some simple tools, you can really step it up, challenge yourself, and achieve even more variety. Keep reading to see my favorite plank variations, how to prevent injury, and the best equipment you can use for advanced positions.