Bridge (Plank)

 Rating: 5.0/5.0
Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  221 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Rectus Abdominis
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Lower Rectus Abdominis
Get into the pushup position on the floor with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, your back straight and your head in line with your back, your eyes looking down at the floor. (You should be able to draw a straight line from your neck to your heels).
Pull in your abdomen as far as you can--imagine that you're trying to touch your belly button to your spine.
Breathe as you hold it in for 10 seconds.
Release, rest for a few seconds, and repeat. Try to hold the bridge position for a total of 60 seconds. 

Tags:  Plank, abs

Exercise Comments

March 26, 2016 at 12:49pm
do you count reps as seconds or is each rep one minute?
November 10, 2014 at 4:10pm
This s really great, i absaloutly love how i'm losing weight so well
October 28, 2013 at 2:12pm

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