Elbow Plank Pose: 7 Common Mistakes

People with wrist problems may find basic plank to be very uncomfortable or even painful.  An excellent alternative is “elbow plank pose.”  An elbow plank pose begins on your hands and knees.  You will then lower your elbows to the ground, straighten your legs behind you, curl your toes under, and push your body up off the ground.    Keep your elbows directly under your shoulders, with your upper body weight resting on your forearms.  Your forearms should be extended directly in front of you, along the floor.  Keep your feet straight, maintain neutral spine alignment, and hold.  Simple, right? Hardly!  […]