Plank With Toe Taps Exercise Guide

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Plank With Toe Taps is a bodyweight exercise that works your triceps, splenius and transverse abs.

Plank With Toe Taps is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms, core, neck, upper body and waist.

It requires no equipment to do.

Plank With Toe Taps

How to do Plank With Toe Taps

Exercise

Start in a push-up position. Lift one foot to tap to the side about 12 inches from your stationary foot then return, alternating feet.

Illustrated Guide

Learn how to do plank with toe taps from this step-by-step illustrations:

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Muscles Worked

The muscles used for plank with toe taps may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for plank with toe taps are:

Primary Muscles

  • Triceps
  • Splenius
  • Transverse Abs

Synergyst Muscles

  • Quadriceps
  • Hip Flexors
  • Spinal Erectors

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does Plank With Toe Taps work?
Plank With Toe Taps works triceps, splenius, transverse abs.
What is Plank With Toe Taps good for?
Plank With Toe Taps is beneficial for conditioning and to strengthen. It works the best for arms, core, neck, upper body and waist, as it works triceps, splenius, transverse abs. Plank With Toe Taps is a great bodyweight exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is Plank With Toe Taps a good exercise?
Plank With Toe Taps is a popular bodyweight exercise for triceps, splenius, transverse abs.

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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Standards and Averages

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Alternatives

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Variations

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Classification

Type(s) Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength
Muscles Worked Triceps Brachii, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Erector Spinae, Splenius, Transverse Abdominis
Difficulty Level(s) Moderate
Equipment No Equipment
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor
Major Exercise Plank

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Triceps, Splenius, Transverse Abs
Synergyst muscle(s) Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Spinal Erectors

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