How your body benefits in 8 different ways when performing a plank
6 Strengthens your back
One of the best benefits of the plank is a strong back. Due to the strain caused by the plank posture on your back, your lats and back muscles are strengthened leading to a stronger and straighter back.
7 Strong joints and bones
The plank as a body weight exercise improves muscle strength and as well as joint and bone strength too.