Alternating Forearm Plank With Gliders

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Move Targets: Core and Lats


Step-By-Step

Step 1: Assume a forearm plank with your shoulders over the elbows and feet together. Push back through your heels and let the shoulder blades round out to engage the lats. If you need to step the feet out wider for better balance, do so no more than 12". Have each elbow on a glider.

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Step 2: Move the arms forward and back, alternating between the right and left arm. Each arm will extend about 6" in front of you. As you slide the arm forward, keep your entire body square to the floor – this means no rocking or opening up to the side!

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Modification: Drop to your knees, but maintain the straight diagonal line from the thighs through the hips and torso.

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