4 minutes a day for 28 days and your body will be utterly transformed – HealthyTipsAdvice

We all want better bodies, but that takes time – time we often don’t have. Fortunately, we have just the exercise you’ve been looking for – one that maximizes results with minimal time expenditure.

The plank position in yoga may not look like much more than a modified, frozen push-up, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy; spending up to five minutes a day may be quite difficult at first. With practice, though, aim for 2-5 minutes, and you’ll soon start seeing results. 

With elbows bent, position yourself as if you were doing a push-up. Your elbows should be directly under your shoulders, so your weight is distributed between your hands, forearms, and feet.

The plank works because it requires core stability and strength – meaning it works your stomach, legs, butt, arms, back, and shoulders all at once. It also improves circulation. For planks to work, make sure your form is perfect: Concentrate on keeping your back straight (as if it were pressed against a wall), your butt tight and flexed, and keep your stomach muscles flexed and firm. While immensely difficult at first, you’ll see immediate dividends with continued practice.

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