- Position your body on hands and knees.
- Place hands under shoulders. Feet hip width apart.
- Draw in the navel and brace the abs.
- Lift the body off of the floor forming a plank position.
- Shoulders are higher than hips, and hips are higher than heels.
- Hold the plank position 15 to 20 seconds.
- Slowly return to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
- Avoid feet collapsing inward, shoulder blades winging or chin dropping toward the floor.