815 US-10 E Suite 103
Elk River, MN 55330



Ladies Spring Golf Clinic – Plank

Difficulty level: Beginner
Muscle Group(s): Abdominals, Chest, Core, Obliques, Shoulders
Modality: Pilates, Stability, Strength


  1. Great beginner exercise for core strength and spinal stability.


  1. Kneel on the floor on all fours.
  2. Align your hands directly beneath your shoulders.
  3. Align your knees directly beneath your hips.


  1. Lift and extend one leg to the floor behind you.
  2. Place the ball of your foot on the floor as in a push-up position.
  3. Maintain neutral spinal alignment in this semi-supported position.
  4. If you feel comfortable enough, extend both legs into a full plank position.
  5. Make sure to keep your shoulder blades down and wide on your back during all phases of the exercise.