It’s pretty tough to make time to go for yoga classes, or perform some sort of aerobics (gym) at home in order to stay fit. Making time is crucial to building a healthy body and mind. However, there are some forms of exercise that offer better health benefits and are quite easy to performe.


One such form of exercises is planks. Planks tones and strengthens every part of the body: legs, back, arms, shoulders, abdomen, hips and butt. Here are some of the reasons why performing it every day is beneficial.

Why Should We Do Planks Every Day? 

You don’t need specific place and time - Firstly, if you want to do planks, you don’t need a studio or an empty room. You can do it anywhere, anytime, and it’s free. Just get down on a rug or yoga mat and try to hold the correct pose for 60 seconds or more.

Possible Cure for Osteoporosis - National Osteoporosis Foundation reportedly said that 9 million American adults have osteoporosis and over 48 million more have low bone mass, placing them at risk for osteoporosis and broken bones. But, you don’t always know you have this disease until you break something. Take control and do this exercise to build better bones.

It is easier - Compared to sit-ups and crunches to strengthen your core, planks are much easier. If done properly, every part of your body is held tight and taut, engaging the core like no other exercise.

Reduce the risk of injury - Since plank increases your core energy, it means that it will also give your body the ability to perform movements in all planes of motion. Planks are a safe way to build muscle and protect the spine and hips during movement.

Improves posture - If you perform planks every day, it will improve your posture. You’ll stand taller and be less likely to hunch over with a strong foundation.


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