Plank Exercise: Top 5 TRX Planks That Everyone Can Try


Plank Exercise: Top 5 TRX Planks That Everyone Can Try

The word “core” doesn’t remain limited to the abdominals but it refers to the entire front part of the body. Thus, to have a well-toned hip, chest, and abdominals, a plank is one of the most effective workouts. Plank exercises help to make the core stiff. But before trying other variations of a TRX plank, it is important to gain expertise in the basic one. Here are the different types of planks using the yellow straps. 

Top 5 Plank Exercise: TRX Plank 

  • Let the straps be in between the knee and the ankle. 
  • Your face should be away from the anchor point. 
  • Put the toes in the cradles.
  • And place the hands underneath the shoulders.
  • Twist the shoulders until you feel the impact on the girdle. 
  • Keep the torso tight and lift the feet into a plank position by holding the feet into the foot cradles. 
  • Now hold the position for some time.
  • Continue to stay in this position as long as you can.
Plank Exercise: Top 5 TRX Planks That Everyone Can Try
Plank Exercise: Top 5 TRX Planks That Everyone Can Try

Top 5 Plank Exercise: TRX Side Plank 

  • Placing the straps on the midcalf, lie down in such a way that your hip is in the same line as to the anchor point. 
  • The leg that is nearest to the anchor point is in front of the back leg. 
  • Take the elbow further down the shoulder. 
  • Put the feet on the foot cradles and squeeze them together.
  • Hold your head straight.
  • Be in the plank for 9 to 10 seconds.
  • Continue maintaining this position as long as you can. 

Top 5 Plank Exercise: Side-Angle Plank 

  • Keep the strap in between the knee and feet.
  • Stretch yourself on the floor.
  • Face the anchor.
  • Place the right arm inside the cradles. 
  • Take the help of the left arm to get into the plank position. 
  • Spread the legs and keep some gap between them. 
  • Make sure the torso doesn’t rotate. 
  • Now spread the left arm.
  • Hold this position while lifting and spreading the left arm. 
  • Continue doing this plank for 8 to 10 seconds.
Plank Exercise: Top 5 TRX Planks That Everyone Can Try
Plank Exercise: Top 5 TRX Planks That Everyone Can Try

Forearm Plank 

  • Lengthen the strap as much as you can and keep your face away from the anchor point. 
  • Let your forearms inside the cradles.
  • Let your elbows be in the same line as the shoulders. 
  • Press the ribs in the direction of the hips.
  • Form a torso and face the anchor.
  • This will create load but will also help in maintaining the perfect plank.

Single-Leg Plank With Alternating Elbow Tap

  • Stand in a position that your face is away from the anchor point.
  • Lie down on the floor and put your hands below the shoulders.
  • Now, put your right foot inside the foot cradle. 
  • Pack both the shoulders and push down into the foot cradles. 
  • Let your right knee be near the right elbow.
  • Pause for a while. 
  • Raise your knee and bring it to the left elbow.
  • Wait for a while. 
  • Get back to the right side of the elbow. 
  • Continue this plank position as long as you can. 

Hope this article helps you to understand the various types of TRX plank workouts that everyone can try!

Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter
Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter