You probably already know and love the core-tightening power of the plank. But after countless sweaty holds, the honeymoon phase does fade. Need to spice things up? Try these variations for some extra burn!
First, here’s how to do a plank: Start to get in a pushup position, but bend your elbows and rest your weight on your forearms instead of on your hands. Your body should form a straight line from your shoulders to your ankles. Brace your core by contracting your abs as if you were about to be punched in the gut.