Planks are one of the best exercises, primarily because anyone can do them. You don’t need to go to the gym, and you don’t need to be fit. In fact, the plank can be modified so that anyone – even total beginners – can start toning their core muscles. No more excuses! Click “Next” to see 10 reasons why you need to do more planks.

1. Planks can be modified for any fitness level

Planks are such a great exercise because they can change with you to provide a continuous challenge. When you start, there are variations that make it easier to hold the plank. As you improve, things like elevating your feet on a stability ball (or even a footstool) can make holding a plank harder.Planks can be modified for any fitness level