Plank to palms - IMAGE - Women's Health and Fitness magazine

Target your shoulders, triceps and abs with this great plank workout!

How to

1. Get into a prone position on the floor, supporting your weight on your toes and your forearms. Your arms are bent and directly below the shoulder.

2. Leading with one arm, push upwards while keeping your core on tight and have your other arm follow the lead.

3. Reverse the action with the leading arm to take you back to the starting plank position.

4. Repeat 5 reps with one leading arm before swapping to the opposite arm to lead.

5. Keep your body straight at all times.

Repeat this exercise for 5 reps (each side) and 3 sets

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Words and workout: Melissa Le Man, images by Noel Daganta