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6 Minute Plank Challenge

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Plank challenges are so beneficial to your core strength. Doing planks strengthens not only your abdominal muscles, but your traps, spine, shoulders and rhomboids.

They also help to strengthen your posture which helps with back pain, less tension in your shoulders and neck, increased lung capacity, Improved circulation, and improved core strength.

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As you can see planks help with so many different parts of your body instead of just your core.

That is why this 6 minute plank challenge should be added to your workout rotations.

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6 Minute Plank Challenge

You should do this 6 minute plank workout as a warm-up to your other workouts. This would be great to do before a cardio workout or a weightlifting workout.

Another option for this 6 minute plank challenge is to do it 3 times with a 1 minute break in between each set for a full workout.

If you are a beginner a great modification would be to do the planks on your knees, just make sure to keep proper form and to engage your core to get the benefits from doing planks.

  • High Plank x60 Seconds
  • Low Plank x60 Seconds
  • Side Plank x60 Seconds each side
  • Reverse Plank x60 Seconds
  • Plank with Leg Pull Through x60 Seconds

If you want to see the proper form for each plank or a modification there are pictures below for you.

High Plank x60 Seconds

woman doing a high plank for a 5 minute plank challenge

Low Plank x60 Seconds

woman doing a plank on her elbows for a five minute plank challenge

Modification

modified plank for a 6 minute plank workout

Side Plank x60 Seconds Each Side

woman doing a side plank for a five minute plank challenge

Modification

modified side plank for a 6 minute plank challenge

Reverse Plank x60 Seconds

woman doing a reverse plank for a five minute plank challenge

Plank with Leg Pull Through x60 Seconds

plank with a leg pull through for a 6 minute plank workout
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