Having a strong core is crucial to a healthy body. It is what holds your body up. Performing reverse planks can flatten your midsection, strengthen your muscles, make you more flexible, alleviate lower back pain, improve your balance, and give you a healthy posture. In order to perform this exercise, sit on the floor with your legs stretched forward. Place your palms on the floor behind you. Lift your torso up into the air and straighten your arms. Hold this position while squeezing your core muscles.
- Planking is a good exercise to to burn fat and build internal muscles
- Planking also lowers back pain and takes away the tension form your upper back muscles
- This exercise also betters your posture and balance so you’ll be able to sit down and stand without pain
“Not only are they great for strengthening your core and burning fat, but they also work to strengthen your posterior muscles (responsible for holding your posture in place).”