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6 Things That Happen When You Do Planks Every Day

You will reduce the risk of back and spine injuryPlanks are an exercise that gives you a better chance to strengthen muscles without unnecessary strain on the spine. When you perform planks regularly, it significantly reduces back pain and provides strong support of the spine, especially its upper part.

It strengthens the core muscles This practice involve all the major groups of core muscles which includes the transverse, straight, and oblique abdominal muscles. Their strengthening will give you an increased ability to lift heavy things, form a waistline, and provide support for the back.

Accelerates metabolism If you choose to do planks on daily basis, ypu will be able to burn more calories than any other traditional exercises. Planks are very useful especially to people who lead a sedentary lifestyle. Taking 10 minute of your time to workout at home before or after work will provide a higher level of metabolism throughout the day, even during sleep.

Planks improves your posture Since you'll be strengthening the abdominal, back, neck, shoulder, and chest muscles, you'll start keeping your back straight more easily and you'll no longer want to stoop.

Your body will be flexibleYou nees to remember that flexibility is the key advantage that the plank provides. Working out in this way, you stretch the muscles around the shoulders, scapula, and collarbones. Biceps and hip muscles also develop, and the feet and toes become flexible.

Planks improves psychological stateExperts have confirmed that this physical exercise greatly affects our nervous system. It stretches and relaxes muscles which are usually stiffened due to stress, creating tension throughout the body. It also help to get rid of anxiety and symptoms of depression, but only if you make them part of your daily life.

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