Elbow Plank Exercise Guide
Elbow Plank is a bodyweight exercise that works your lats, lower abs and upper abs.
Elbow Plank is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your back, core and waist.
It requires no equipment to do.
How to do Elbow Plank
Lie on your stomach with your toes tucked in. Press your forearms on the ground and lift your body into a straight line. Hold.
Learn how to do elbow plank from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for elbow plank may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for elbow plank are:
- Lower Abs
- Upper Abs
- Transverse Abs
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|Type(s)||Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength|
|Muscles Worked||Quadriceps, Latissimus Dorsi, Lower Abdominals, Upper Abdominals, Transverse Abdominis|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|
|Target muscle(s)||Lats, Lower Abs, Upper Abs|
|Synergyst muscle(s)||Quadriceps, Transverse Abs|