- It is a full-body exercise. It strengthens whole lower body muscles and shoulder.
How to do
- Begin with traditional plank position — shoulders over hands and weight on just your toes.
- Bring your right knee forward under your chest, with the toes just off the floor.
- Return to your basic plank. Quickly switch and pull the left knee in.
- Continue switching knees and start to pick up the pace until it feels a little like running.
- Keep On “running” in your plank for 30 seconds.
- Do not bounce on your toes as you perform the move.
- Do not focus much on speed rather focus on complete move of your legs.
- Arms and hands should be straight down from your shoulders.
- Your back should not be curved.
- Your hips should not be raised.
- Avoid if you have any recent or chronic injury to the Spine, back or shoulders.
- Always work within your own range of limits and abilities. If you have any medical concerns, consult with your doctor before practicing.