How long should I hold a plank pose?

In traditional strength-training exercises, the movements are made more difficult by increasing the amount of weight involved.  For example, if you’re doing biceps curls with 8-lb weights and want to make the move more difficult, you’ll exchange your 8-lb weights for a set of 10-lb weights.  With isometric exercises, like plank poses, the level of difficulty is increased by holding the pose for a longer period of time. People often wonder how often they should be doing plank poses and for how long they should hold each pose.  Here are some basic guidelines that will answer those questions. Beginners Beginning […]