Straight arm board exercise is also known as the standard plank pose. It’s a classic exercise that is used to strengthen your entire body including your chest, shoulders, abs and low back.
How to do a Straight Arm Board Exercise:
Get in a normal standard push-up position. Hold it. Make sure to keep your body in a straight line.
Muscle group worked:
Straight arm board exercise or plank pose strengthens your entire body.
Target Repetitions for Muscle Growth: 30-60 seconds
Why it works:
The reason this exercise works so well is because your body is working as a unit. It takes most major muscle groups to hold yourself up in the air.
Tips: the biggest tip for straight arm board exercise is to make sure that your pelvis region does not start to slump toward the ground. Keep your glutes tight which will help maintain proper form.
Important!: breathe in and out slowly during this exercise
Disclaimer: Talk to your primary care physician before beginning any exercise regimen.