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Straight Arm Plank Around The World

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muscles:DeltoidsMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Pectoralis MajorMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Bench or Stool or Seat or Exercise Ball
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (23)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

  • this is a more intensive variation of the arm plank, which additionally trains your stability and coordination and strengthens the shoulder area

Starting Position

  • brace the core
  • bring the feet onto a tool and support your body weight with the hands
  • start in the Decline Push-up position then
  • the hands are on the floor, the arms are stretched and below the shoulders
  • the legs are stretched, too
  • keep your back straight

Correct Execution

  • now your hands walk around the tool your feet are on
  • your feet follow the motion
  • if you do not have much space, walk as far as possible and come back again
  • do not let the hip hang down and keep the back straight all the time
  • do this for a longer period of time
  • afterwards, walk the other way round

tip for the workout

  • the hardest way to do it with a gym ball below your feet