How to Do Knee to Elbow Plank
The knee to elbow plank should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the knee to elbow plank.
Beginning Knee to Elbow Plank
Begin by performing 5 to 10 reps on each side. As you gain strength, aim for up to 20 reps on each side.
Knee to Elbow Plank Movement
1. Start with a complete plank position.
2. To return to a plank posture, pull the knee toward the outside of your elbow and then push it back. As you move your leg, make sure your knee is open and your inner thigh is hovering above the floor.
3. Inhale as you push back and exhale as you round your knee forward.
Knee to Elbow Plank Benefits
This full-body workout works the glutes, hamstrings, abdomen, obliques, triceps, and shoulders, among other muscular groups.