Tone Up With Plank Pose

Work During the Pose

  • Press your outer arms inward and firm the bases of your index fingers into the floor.
  • Firm your shoulder blades against your back, then spread them away from the spine.
  • Spread your collarbone away from the breastbone.
  • Press your front thighs up toward the ceiling; lengthen the tailbone toward the wall behind you.
  • Lift the base of the skull away from the back of the neck and look straight down at the floor.
  • Keep the throat and eyes soft.
  • Hold for five seconds. Build up to one minute.

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Lynn Burgess

Accomplished yoga teacher, Lynn Burgess, combines her  unique alignment based style with over 20 years of teaching experience to help athletes achieve their goals. Visit www.yogafromtheheart.com to learn more.

Accomplished yoga teacher, Lynn Burgess, combines her  unique alignment based style with over 20 years of teaching experience to help athletes achieve their goals. Visit www.yogafromtheheart.com to learn more.

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