5 Yoga Moves for a Stronger Core

Plank Pose

Starting position for the plank pose.
Starting position for the plank pose.

Position yourself as if at the top of a push-up, with your body in a straight line and your hands and feet pushing into the mat. Your arms should be perpendicular to the floor and your shoulders should be directly over your wrists. Press your thighs up toward the ceiling and lengthen your tailbone toward your heels. Find length in your spine, lifting your head away from the back of your neck and looking straight down at the floor.

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